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Status Future consideration
Workspace Rational Other
Categories Build Forge Change
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 22, 2014

Remediate the limitation on Snapshot Set buttons in the UI

In a Build Forge deployment of over 1000 projects, the snapshot set icon does not appear reliably on each project that contains snapshots. This is due to an array variable used with the size of 1000 to collect the list of projects to be parse and verify if a snapshot icon needs to be generated. This variable is hard coded in various places under the Build Forge UI code, this RFE would request that the variable be changed to accommodate Build Forge deployments containing over 1000 projects.

Idea Priority Medium
Use Case
View Snapshots on a given Project: Create a snapshot of a project. Click the Snapshot Set Button to view the snapshots.
RFE ID 56449
RFE Product Rational Build Forge
  • Guest
    Sep 24, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Application Platform
    Product - Build Forge

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Rational
    Product family - Product & application lifecycle management
    Product - Build Forge

  • Guest
    Jul 24, 2014

    will investigate this in depth