Hi djs,

Since David and I have no ClearCase support or really test infrastructure,
would I be able to convince you to write some entries for our docs on
setting it up and using it? Nothing major, but it would be good if people
were able to get it working easier than they are.


Christian Hammond - chip...@chipx86.com
Review Board - http://www.review-board.org
VMware, Inc. - http://www.vmware.com

On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 7:22 AM, djs <d...@n-cube.org> wrote:

> Hi Oliver,
> Yes, Clearcase is in fact supported. We have tested out setting it up
> running on Windows here and were able to get it to working. The path
> should be the location of a dynamic view and you don't need cygwin to
> use it. There is code in post-review to support using cygwin or the
> regular cmd.exe on Windows.
> We did have to modify one line of code in post-review to get it to run
> successfully, at which point we were able to run post-review and pass
> a list of files are arguments. This uploaded a diff of the checked out
> files against their base revisions. I believe you also need to modify
> the hard-coded location in the post-review script for it to work.
> I will try to submit a patch in a few days to fix post-review. Let me
> know if you have any luck setting it up.
> Dan
> On Jul 10, 1:24 am, Oliver Jones <orjo...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > According to the ReviewBoard 1.0 release notes ReviewBoard is supposed
> > to support ClearCase "out of the box".
> >
> > However once I had ReviewBoard 1.0 installed on my Windows server the
> > config section's Scmtools area didn't mention ClearCase.
> >
> > After a little Googling I found that you need to add the ClearCase
> > SCMTool manually into the DB.  That I have done.
> >
> > Now I assume I need to add a repository.  However I have no idea what
> > to enter into the "Path" configuration item when adding the repo.
> >
> > This page contains info on determining the path with SVN, Git, etc,
> > but not ClearCase:
> http://www.review-board.org/docs/manual/dev/admin/management/reposito...
> >
> > Is ClearCase actually supported??
> >
> > Reading the post-review script it also appears that the clearcase code
> > assumes you're using Cygwin.  We do not have Cygwin installed here.
> > And getting it installed could be difficult.
> >
> > It also seems to hard code the vob location.
> >
> > Can someone who has actually gotten ClearCase and ReviewBoard to play
> > nice with each other in a Windows (non-Cygwin) environment help me out
> > here.
> >
> > Thanks
> >

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