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P4CONFIG
Description
Contains a file name without a path. The file(s) it points to are used to store other Perforce environment or registry variables. The current working directory (returned by PWD) and its parents are searched for the file. If the file exists, then the variable settings within the file are used.
The variable settings in the file must sit alone on each line and be in the form variable=value.
Usage Notes
Used by
Client?
Used by
Server?
Can be set in P4CONFIG file?
Value if not Explicitly Set
Examples
A sample P4CONFIG file might contain the following lines:
P4CLIENT=joes_client
P4USER=joe
P4PORT=ida:3548
Notes
P4CONFIG makes it trivial to switch Perforce settings when switching between different projects. If you place a configuration file in each of your client workspaces and set P4CONFIG to point to that file, your Perforce settings will change to the settings in the configuration files automatically as you move from directories in one workspace to another.
You can set the following variables from within the P4CONFIG file:
 


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