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Status Future consideration
Categories ClearCase
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 3, 2017

rcleartool UCM CQ operations

Description:
rcleartool supports multiple functions in ClearCase such as deliver and rebase.
Under a UCM enabled environment, commands such as those listed that interface with ClearQuest do not function.

rcleartool prints out indicating that the user has cancelled the action due to not having ClearQuest configured.
IBM Support has indicated that these functions simply will not work, even by using crmregister via a full ClearQuest installation.

The online documentation currently makes no indication of which commands rcleartool supports but does not support under UCM configuration.

Request: Either provide support for rcleartool UCM operations, uniquely the deliver operation, or document which commands will not work under UCM for rcleartool in the IBM documentation.

Use Case
Our users are attempting to automate our software development process for aerospace applications. Our processes dictate tight control over how data moves through configuration management, and using the CLI of rcleartool is one way to protect end users from making mistakes. We have users across multiple sites, connecting to multiple replicated CC servers. Automating the delivery path to make sure no data is ever lost is a high priority.
RFE ID 112553
RFE URL
RFE Product Rational ClearCase
Idea Priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jan 22, 2021

    A preliminary evaluation of this request indicates that it is consistent with our business strategy. Further evaluation of this RFE is underway.