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Helper script for p4merge and Git on MacOSX
  • Copy p4merge to /usr/local/bin/p4merge
  • Download P4V.dmg and copy to /Applications
  • Configure Git:
$ chmod 755 /usr/local/bin/p4merge
$ git config --global merge.tool p4merge
$ git config --global mergetool.prompt false
$ git config --global mergetool.keepBackup false
$ git config --global mergetool.p4merge.path /usr/local/bin/p4merge
  • git mergetooland git difftool will launch p4merge now.
for arg; do [[ $arg = /* ]] || arg=$PWD/$arg; absargs+=("$arg"); done;
/Applications/ "${absargs[@]}"

Thanks @henrik242! I would never have figured this out on my own.


I wrote wrapper scripts for Windows, Mac and Linux to iron out the integration of p4merge with git:

Hope that helps.


thank you for share,it's very useful for my problem with OS x EI caption

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