>From the documentation, it looks like ccrt has the same command line
interface as cleartool, so as I understand it the problem is just that
it is a snapshot view. We need to fix snapshot view functionality for
regular clearcase anyway, so it should be possible to support both
tools.

Dan

On Aug 18, 10:55 am, MiZhKa <miz...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, Dan,
>
> CCRC is Java standalone GUI application to work with views based on
> Eclipse platform. The installation doesn't contain cleartool. It's
> completely different interface. Something about it locates here:
>
> https://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/cchelp/v7r1m0/index.jsp?top...
>
> http://www.samecs.com/how_do_i/ClearCase%20Remote%20Client%20and%20we...
>
> CCRC doesn't require additional server. In our company the only
> ClearCase server is used by developer. We use snapshot views. I've
> discussed with other developers this topic and found out that CCRC can
> be used for views created by cleartool and otherwise. CCRC is
> alternative for cleartool.
>
> Now we're testing approach when diff file are generated by
> reviewboard, not by post-review.
>
> Michael.
> On Aug 18, 5:40 pm, Dan Savilonis <d...@n-cube.org> wrote:
>
> > The clearcase support relies on the extended path notation through the
> > clearcase filesystem and uses cleartool to query the view. I'd never
> > heard of CCRC before, but anything involving Clearcase and the word
> > 'remote' can't possibly be a good thing. Do you have any more details
> > on how this tools works? Does it ultimately provide an interface to
> > cleartool, or is it a completely different, incompatible interface?
>
> > Christian: FYI, Clearcase doesn't really have any concept of a remote
> > server, akin to svn et al. You have your machine configured on a local
> > network with a clearcase server, and you have one or more 'VOBs' that
> > are basically repositories. You create a snapshot or dynamic 'view'
> > locally that presents the file tree in a directory. You can't really
> > just switch to another clearcase server, if there are multiple ones on
> > your network. And the only easy way to access different versions of a
> > file is through a weird extension to the filesystem where you can
> > specify the version as a path (e.g. foo/bar.c@@\main\branch\37)
>
> > Dan
>
> > On Aug 17, 10:57 am, MiZhKa <miz...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > > Hi, Christian,
>
> > > Recently I found out that a lot of developers use CCRC (ClearCase
> > > Remote Client) and don't have cleartool. I'm sorry for long delay,
> > > because I had limit of time to make Review Board be working with CCRC.
> > > The only solution not required high redevelopment was creating page
> > > for creating of review requests by repository and activity ID. Diff is
> > > generated according to activity ID. Today the solution has been given
> > > to developers. Now I'm waiting for first comments. After that, I will
> > > post corrections.
>
> > > Sincerely yours,
> > > Michael,
> > > On Aug 13, 10:26 pm, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com> wrote:
>
> > > > Yes, either upload it through the web UI or use post-review in an SVN
> > > > checkout (which is much easier).
>
> > > > Christian
>
> > > > --
> > > > Christian Hammond - chip...@chipx86.com
> > > > Review Board -http://www.review-board.org
> > > > VMware, Inc. -http://www.vmware.com
>
> > > > On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 8:17 AM, MiZhKa <miz...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > > > > Now it works.
>
> > > > > How can I send fix? To review.review-board.org?
>
> > > > > Thank you,
> > > > > On Aug 13, 8:06 am, MiZhKa <miz...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > > Christian,
>
> > > > > > Thank you for your answer! I'll try to fix it. I think fix is easy,
>
> > > > > > Michael.
>
> > > > > > On 13 авг, 00:34, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com> wrote:
>
> > > > > > > I think the person who contributed ClearCase support on the server
> > > > > expected
> > > > > > > that the repository would be locally checked out with the path 
> > > > > > > given.
> > > > > We'll
> > > > > > > certainly take a patch to use cleartool to fix this.
>
> > > > > > > We don't have access to ClearCase, so we can't do a lot of testing
> > > > > > > ourselves.
>
> > > > > > > Christian
>
> > > > > > > --
> > > > > > > Christian Hammond - chip...@chipx86.com
> > > > > > > Review Board -http://www.review-board.org
> > > > > > > VMware, Inc. -http://www.vmware.com
>
> > > > > > > On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 10:56 AM, MiZhKa <miz...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > > > > > > > Hi,
>
> > > > > > > > I wonder how reviewboard fetches file versions from ClearCase. 
> > > > > > > > Now I
> > > > > > > > have strange error from /api/json/reviewrequests/74/diff/new/:
> > > > > > > > {"fields": {"path": ["cat: cat: /usr/cc_storage/unix_STREAM/.../
> > > > > > > > myjava.sql@@/main/STREAM/2: No such file or directory\n"]}, 
> > > > > > > > "stat":
> > > > > > > > "fail", "err": {"msg": "One or more fields had errors", "code": 
> > > > > > > > 105}}
>
> > > > > > > > It seems that reviewboard (on server side) doesn't use 
> > > > > > > > cleartool to
> > > > > > > > fetch version of file. This can be seen from 
> > > > > > > > scmtools/clearcase.py:
>
> > > > > > > > class ClearCaseClient:
> > > > > > > >    def __init__(self, path):
> > > > > > > >        self.path = path
>
> > > > > > > >    def cat_file(self, filename, revision):
> > > > > > > >        p = subprocess.Popen(
> > > > > > > >            ['cat', filename],
> > > > > > > >            stderr=subprocess.PIPE,
> > > > > > > >            stdout=subprocess.PIPE,
> > > > > > > >            close_fds=(os.name != 'nt')
> > > > > > > >        )
> > > > > > > >        contents = p.stdout.read()
> > > > > > > >        errmsg = p.stderr.read()
> > > > > > > >        failure = p.wait()
>
> > > > > > > >        if not failure:
> > > > > > > >            return contents
>
> > > > > > > >        if errmsg.startswith("fatal: Not a valid object name"):
> > > > > > > >            raise FileNotFoundError(filename)
> > > > > > > >        else:
> > > > > > > >            raise SCMError(errmsg)
>
> > > > > > > > Is it mistake or my misunderstanding?
>
> > > > > > > > Thank you for your help!
>
>
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