Setting up ClearCase on a Windows server

If you use a version of ClearCase® earlier than 2003.06 for source control management of your test assets, you must update the ClearCase type managers to recognize Functional Test object map files on Windows. The latest version of ClearCase includes HCL OneTest™ UI type managers.

About this task

To simplify your ClearCase administration, you can put test assets in a separate VOB. By putting test assets in a separate VOB, only those users who need to access Functional Test test assets need to install the HCL OneTest UI type managers on their system.

Procedure

To update the ClearCase type managers to recognize HCL OneTest UI object map files on Windows, complete the following steps:

  1. Select from the following options:
    If you Then
    Use ClearCase Perform Steps 2 and 3 on the computer where you located the view storage when you created a view.
    Use ClearCase MultiSite® Perform Steps 2 and 3 on all replicas.
    Want to perform ClearCase operations on a VOB with HCL OneTest UI assets, but do not need to install HCL OneTest UI on your system. Perform Steps 2 and 3 on your system to gain access to Functional Test assets.
  2. Log on using an account with administrator privileges.
  3. To update the ClearCase type managers, take one of the following steps:
    • Copy the ClearCase type managers from another computer with HCL OneTest UI:
      1. Copy the file <Install_dir> \ FunctionalTester\bin\rtccserverextension.exe to a temporary directory.
      2. Run rtccserverextension.exe.
      3. Using regedit, verify that the registry keys _rftdef, _rftmap, and _rftvp are created under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Atria\ClearCase\2.0\CurrentVersion\TypeManagers to ensure the update has completed successfully.
       
    • Or add the following lines to your < ClearCase installation directory>/lib/mgrs/map:

Results

		_rftmap construct_version ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe 
		_rftmap create_branch  ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
		_rftmap create_element ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe 
		_rftmap create_version ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe 
		_rftmap delete_branches_versions ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe 
		_rftmap compare ..\..\bin\cleardiff.exe 
		_rftmap xcompare ..\..\bin\cleardiffmrg.exe 
		_rftmap merge ..\..\bin\cleardiff.exe 
		_rftmap xmerge ..\..\bin\cleardiffmrg.exe 
		_rftmap annotate ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
		_rftmap get_cont_info  ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
		_rftdef construct_version ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
		_rftdef create_branch ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
		_rftdef create_element ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
		_rftdef create_version ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
		_rftdef delete_branches_versions ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
		_rftdef compare ..\..\bin\cleardiff.exe  
		_rftdef xcompare ..\..\bin\cleardiffmrg.exe  
		_rftdef merge ..\..\bin\cleardiff.exe  
		_rftdef xmerge ..\..\bin\cleardiffmrg.exe  
		_rftdef annotate ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
		_rftdef get_cont_info ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
		_rftvp construct_version ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
		_rftvp create_branch ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
		_rftvp create_element ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
		_rftvp create_version ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
		_rftvp delete_branches_versions ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
		_rftvp compare ..\..\bin\cleardiff.exe  
		_rftvp xcompare ..\..\bin\cleardiffmrg.exe  
		_rftvp merge ..\..\bin\cleardiff.exe  
		_rftvp xmerge  ..\..\bin\cleardiffmrg.exe  
		_rftvp annotate ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  
		_rftvp get_cont_info ..\..\bin\bdtm.exe  

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