Questions tagged [clearcase]

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Clearcase copy files and folders to another location

I have one requirement where i need to copy Clearcase particular version's directory and subdirectory files to another location via python. When I used shutil.copytree function it copies the folders files but the problem is it creates the files as directory type. ex: source = 'testfolder/@@/main/1'...
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How to delete a clearcase branch with a single command?

I've accidentally created a branch with the wrong config spec and I've made a merge in there that wasn't meant to be done. Is there a way to remove this branch like it never existed, with one and only command? There are no checked-out files in the branch. I could go through all files and do it manua...
Stelios Adamantidis
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How to apply a private label with mklabel celearcase command?

I'm tring to apply a personal label on a file in clearcase vob. I've used the command: cleartool mklabel MY_LABEL [email protected]@\main\1 End the result is: cleartool: Error: label type 'MY_LABEL' not found in VOB '\TEST_vob' and no global type defin cleartool: Error: Unable to create label 'MY_LABEL'...
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How to find date for a specific modification in Clearcase?

I'm looking at a file that is checked out in my current view but refers to an old version in the development branch. This file was modified several times by several people in this same view without any checkins. I'm interested in a specific modification and I'd like to find out exactly when that mod...
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Issue with deliver vs rebase in clearcase ucm

I am in a confusion here on UCM rebase vs deliver. So, I have a parent stream A and two child streams B and C taken from different baselines of parent stream.Now, I have delivered from stream B to Stream A and created a new baseline. Now, I tried to rebase stream C and I got very few elements to mer...
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How tor rebase only one component in stream using CLEARTOOL?

Using ClerCase ver. 8 I would like to rebase only component GUI to a previous baseline, i.e. '8.107.22.168.2726' using cleartool. Please advise.
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ClearCase to Serena DM CM Migration

Is there a way to migrate from ClearCase 7 to Dimensions 12.2.2.6? Also, is this possible while retaining all the history and Baseline information? I am currently researching the possibility of migration.
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What can be done about gradle daemon not working with ClearCase?

When I run my 'gradle build' command in ClearCase in one view, wait for the command to finish, then switch to another view, and then run the same command in the second view, nothing works correctly, because the daemon doesn't work well with views. To get it to work correctly, I have to run 'gradle -...
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Till which latest version of IBM RAD we can integrate IBM ClearCase in IBM RAD?

I have IBM RAD v9.6. I want to integrate IBM ClearCase with my RAD instance. Please let me know upto which version of RAD, we can integrate Clearcase with it. Thank in advance.
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Where to find the configuration window for Clearcase plugin for Jenkins?

I tried to following the instructions for CLearcase PlugIn for Jenkins. https://plugins.jenkins.io/clearcase-ucm-plugin but I am confused about where is this 'Main configuration screen for Clearcase UCM Plugin'. Is it from clearcase UCM, or from the Jenkins I installed?
Qing CZ
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not able to checkin or undo checkout

I have a file in clearcase checked out. But I am not able to do checkin or undo checkout. It says 'To operate on UCM branch, must be set to an activity and a UCM view.' When i try to checkin, it does not show the activity set in the view . so, i selected the activity manually and tried checkin. It g...
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How to rebase branch in IBM Clear Case

My colleague created a feature branch about a year ago and checked in some modification on it. Now I need to continue with it but During the time files was changed on the main branch too. Now I need to rebase feature branch to main latest and merge changes from main to my feature branch. How can I d...
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Text file in clearcase where the return is stripped

I have a text file in clearcase (unix) When i open it on my windows clearcase client side the carriage returns are just fine. However when i run the build and open after it has been checked in and labeled and packaged the carriage returns are removed. If i open the file in unix the ^M is at the en...
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Merge Error occurred while Deliver Baselines to Alternative Target

We are having some problems while trying to deliver some files in Clearcase . 3 out of 4 files fail with this error: Error Messages: An error occurred during the Deliver operation. An error occurred while merging file elements in the target view. Unable to perform merge. Unable to do integration. T...
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UCM ClearCase: undo deliver activity that is complete

How can I rollback/undo a delivery activity that has been completed in Windows ClearCase 8.0.1? I tried following this answer but was not able to find cset.pl script any longer.
fabian
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ClearCase apply preop checkin trigger script on each file

I do have a script with check the format/style of the files. We used to run it on all elements every night using sort of night_script. Now I want to add it to a preop trigger for checkin command. To do that per file(s) a switch is needed. How could I do so? Example of how the script runs: style_c...
Ahmed Shaboon
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How to find all branches merged to particular branch

I need to list all branches merged to branch of a particular name. Is it possible in Clearcase?
Agnieszka Pulnar
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Clear tool command (Clear case) for getting the versions of the files in the directory

In the clear case, I want versions of the file in the particular directory with complete file path. By right click on the file and after that going for properties in the file it is possible to take, but in case in the directory 100 files are there, so it will become very huge task. I want to know th...
Hitesh Kumar Tiwari
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Reproducing a certain status of the repo in git in a clean way

In clearcase, in order to reproduce a status, I create a config spec file and put a label on it. Later can use the config spec with a certain label to reproduce a certain status of my project. In git, for now, I tag on commits and do a few cherry pics to get back to a certain status. Is there a c...
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ClearCase can't merge from a snapshot view

I am using IBM Rational Clear Case, I have a snapshot view, with some checked-out files. This view is about to be obsolete, and I need these checked-out files to be merge to a new version (New view). My problem: I am using ClearCase Version Tree Browser (clearvtree.exe) to do my merge. I opened the...
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IBM Rational Clear Case 9.0.1 Installation

Currently we are trying to setup a server IBM Rational Clear Case 9.0.1 and can anyone help with pre-requisites for this setup and what all we need to install to make this code repository working.
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clearcase dynamic view build taking long time

We are experiencing drastic increase in the build time while building code in clearcase vob whose master is in other location without winkins. Previously several months ago it used to build in 3hours but now it is taking 13 hours. We now tried to build the code by editing config-spec to the previous...
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System crashes while using clearcase 8.0.1.x /9.0.1.x (checking out files) on windows 10 (1803) platform

After upgrading system to Windows 10 - os 1803 we are getting below issues while working with ClearCase 8.0.1.x/9.0.1.x Unable to checkin/checkout. Not able to create views. Not able to add any file to source control. The system hangs & crashes while performing any ClearCase operation. There is n...
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How to migrate clearcase views from v7.3 to v9.0.x?

We are migrating from clearcase v7.3 to clearcase v9.0.x? Can someone pls help us how do we migrate the developer views (remote client) as well to avoid developers re-creating the views using Clear Team Explorer? Thanks, DZone
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Clearcase Sync Issue

I've a vob, please find my vob detail /usr/atria/bin/cleartool desc vob:/vobs/esam/configspecs versioned object base '/vobs/esam/configspecs' created 2004-02-16T19:20:26+05:30 by van aken ([email protected]) 'ESAM build vob' master replica: [email protected]/vobs/esam/configspecs replica name: CHENNAI_1 VOB fa...
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How to add renamed file as new file in clearcase?

I have file Filename1.c added to version control. I renamed it to Filename2.c. Now I need to add another file with the name of Filename1.c to source control under same parent folder. I am facing a twin error while adding new file with both names (Filename1.c and Filename2.c).
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Equivalent of mkdir -p for cleartool mkdir

UNIX mkdir has the -p flag that creates the parent directories if they don't exist. Is there an equivalent in cleartool for that? Obviously cleartool mkdir foo/bar/ doens't work when foo doesn't already exist.
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Using Eclipse Update Sites after SSL redirect

Recently I've set up the ClearCase Remote Client (an eclipse plugin) to work through SSL, so instead of an http URL, it follows an https URL. However, this breaks the access to the Update Site, returning an error that the site has a 'Premature End of File' error. My question(s) are this... Is there...
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When I create views from Clearcase explorer, both development and the integration views get created as snapshot

I do not get the option at all to choose for the views to be snapshot or dynamic. What I would want is the development view to be snapshot and the integration view to be dynamic. Why is it that I am not prompted to let me choose my views to be snapshot/dynamic?
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ClearCase : Making new baseline with old baseline activities

In an integration stream Int , A1,A2,A3 are activities,B1 is baseline that includes A1,A2,A3 activities. (Int Stream)-----A1------A2------------------A3------[B1]----------------> We are going to deploy new version of software and our project manager said that he did not want to include A2 activity...
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Listing only CCRC Views

Can anyone think of a quick, easy and fullproof way of listing only ClearCase Remote Client views from UNIX? ct lsview obviously lists all the views, and you could search by looking at the Properties: section if you run a ct lsview -properties -full (gives you Properties: snapshot webview readwrite)...
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Getting View Owner/Creator with Rational ClearCase Automation Library (CAL)

Has anyone here already worked with the Rational / IBM CAL and knows if at all, and how to check for a view's creator/owner (username)? Elements, Vobs etc all have an Owner/Creator, but for some reason views do not?
Jörg B.
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Is Clearcase recursive labelling more efficient than element by element labelling?

I use Clearcase on a project with ~3700 files. While making a release, there are some directories that have to be labeled recursively. The file count here is ~2400. The files in other directories are selectively labelled. I currently label the files using a script to iterate through a list of files...
Venkat Mandela
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How do I get the “Copy view area” for CCRC as a variable in Eclipse?

When attempting to set up an 'External Tool' in Eclipse, there are a great deal of variables that deal with project location, workspace location etc - but not any for reference to the Copy View Area - i.e. Where your CCRC view starts. This would be very useful for referencing tools that may be in a...
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how do I create ADMIN VOB

I am having a doubt in creating an admin vob. Can anybody give an example in commandline? It is urgent. update: thanks vonc for giving me the answer but i am using base clearcase and when i am creating tag to adminpvob its not treating as adminvob. Can you please explain me in detail with an example...
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Clearcase UCM: How different foundation baselines affect merging between streams

We employ a model where we have on integration and one common development stream per UCM project. Project A is the trunk. Project B is a branch of project A created on baseline BL1 of the integration stream of project A. The development stream of project A has been later rebased using using baseline...
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Get ClearCase Snapshot Views via ClearCase Automation Library (CAL)?

Is anyone using the ClearCase Automation Library (CAL) successfully to retrieve snapshot views? I can get all the dynamic views just fine, but not a single one of my snapshot views appears in the 'Connection.get_Views(true, region);' command... Is there any way to get these programmatically as ICCVi...
Jörg B.
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What is the difference between clearcase and vss in label a release?

We are using clearcase as our SCM. I have not much experience with clearcase. Now we are about to release our code to production. I want to label my code as I have done using VSS in my previous projects. But in clearcase labeling is not as easy as in VSS. clearcase is asking to create a label type b...
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list elements by activity

I'm working on automated builds and need to be able to list elements that were worked on under particular activities. I'm new to ClearCase so I apologise for naiivety ... My downstream build process works fine and I now need to populate a 'pre-build' area by identifying the (checked-in) files assoc...

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