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Connect Eclipse Problem list to BuildForge

Compile error in the build log shall be available in the Eclipse problem list for easy navigation to error in the source.This should be done by use of log filters. So, the error or warning filters shall be put into the list.
over 9 years ago in Rational Other / Build Forge / Change 2 Future consideration

Show names of enviroment variables in Eclipse

The input mask for the environment variables shown on project start shall visualize the environment variable names like in the webconsole. At the moment the values are displayed.
over 9 years ago in Rational Other / Build Forge / Change 2 Future consideration

Refresh of Build Forge Eclipse Plugin

The Build Forge Views within Eclipse should refresh automatically (like the WebConsole)
over 9 years ago in Rational Other / Build Forge / Change 2 Future consideration

Enable non-root Build Forge user to reset password of another user.

Assuming appropriate permissions have been set, enable non-root user to reset password of another management console user within Build Forge.
over 9 years ago in Rational Other / Build Forge / Change 3 Future consideration

Provide an Example for an Attribute Modification Notification in Dev Process

We are trying to upgrade from V5.2 to V5.3 of Change. An update was done to the script by IBM for that upgrade. So, none of our out of the box notification templates were working any longer. It took me several hours to figure ...
about 8 years ago in Rational Other / Change 2 Future consideration