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Integrating a better file comparer than clearcase offers

January 26th, 2010
Wonderful though Clearcase is, its support tools leave a lot to be desired. Take the file comparison application that comes bundled. It only flags lines which have changed, so you often have to spend a couple of moments scanning the line to spot the… more »

Finding which files are on a clearcase branch without a label

January 25th, 2010
The clearcase reports that come out of the box only let you find out the files that have changed between 2 labels. What if you haven’t applied the other label yet, or you are writing release notes and the official labelling hasn’t taken… more »

Checking in a directory structure under Clearcase

September 21st, 2009
In order to have an effective build environment we must check-in all the resources needed to build the project from scratch; this includes support libraries and support applications. For example one of my projects arrives as an installable deliverable,… more »

Finding my clearcase checkins between 2 dates

June 26th, 2009
The cleartool has many facets, one of which is find. The syntax of clearcase’s version of find is similar to that of GNU’s find with a couple of clearcase additions that allow you to search specific clearcase attributes. It is beyond the… more »

Finding files that have not been added to ClearCase

November 20th, 2008
Clearcase is the best source controller I have ever used; and I have used most of them (free and commercial)! One thing that I need to do quite often is look for files that have not been placed under source control yet. After a session of checkins I… more »