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#1 Darkentik

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Posted 06 March 2018 - 11:31 PM

Hello,
i updated my debian server to the newest stable release called stretch. And now i found out that perforce don´t provide debian packages for stretch.

There is only a jessie directory:
https://package.perf...t/debian/dists/

I´m using this in my perforce.sources.list in the subfolder sources.list.d in /etc/apt/:
deb http://package.perforce.com/apt/debian jessie release

But after apt-get update apt-cache search is not finding any perforce packages.
I tested this with replacing jessie to stretch in sources.list file but there i get only the error, that the URl was not found.

Could you give me more information how to handle this?

best regards
Darkentik

#2 p4rfong

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Posted 09 March 2018 - 09:30 PM

Try downloading p4d directly:
ftp://ftp.perforce.com/perforce/r17.2/bin.linux26x86_64/p4d

Then start p4d manually
chmod 755 p4d
./p4d -r `pwd` -p 20172 -J journal -L log -d
p4 -p localhost:20172 info

#3 Darkentik

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 09:27 AM

Oh no sry.
On my servers i only use packaged software.
I hope that there will be a package for stretch soon.

#4 p4rfong

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 06:37 PM

Hi Darkentik, no package for Debian stretch on the horizon.  I've added your name to an existing request for Debian stretch.

#5 Matt Janulewicz

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 06:45 PM

If this is for p4d, it sorta creeps me out that there are packages for that anyway because it's pretty easy to 'yum update' or 'apt-get update' and inadvertently update p4d and break everything, especially if your Linux servers are patched by someone else (IT). The 'nothing but packages' policy seems weird.

SDP seems like the safer way to go (https://swarm.worksh...ce-software-sdp)
-Matt Janulewicz
Staff SCM Engineer, Perforce Administrator
Dolby Laboratories, Inc.
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San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
majanu@dolby.com





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