How to find untracked files in a Perforce tree? (analogue of svn status)

EDIT: Please use p4 status now. There is no need for jumping through hoops anymore. See @ColonelPanic’s answer. In the Jan 2009 version of P4V, you can right-click on any folder in your workspace tree and click “reconcile offline work…” This will do a little processing then bring up a split-tree view of files that … Read more

Comparison between Centralized and Distributed Version Control Systems [closed]

From my answer to a different question: Distributed version control systems (DVCSs) solve different problems than Centralized VCSs. Comparing them is like comparing hammers and screwdrivers. Centralized VCS systems are designed with the intent that there is One True Source that is Blessed, and therefore Good. All developers work (checkout) from that source, and then … Read more