I am not clear on how to configure Reviewboard (1.7) with our clearcase
Our clearcase setup:
We use clearcase dynamic views on linux. The user can have a view or set
of views on his client machine. The views are mounted and accessed in the
In order to access a view, a user typlically will execute the starview
command: cleartool startview <view_name> which mounts the view under /view.
Our Reviewboard setup:
- Hosted on a linux server.
- Clearcase client is installed on review server.
The Reviewboard documentation on clearcase states:
Review Board works with local ClearCase dynamic views, by utilizing
version-extended paths to access specific file revisions. The *Path
point to the particular VOB, which must be an absolute path starting
with a drive letter on Windows or a mount point on Unix/Linux.
Q1: What should I set in the path field ?
Q2: Since each user can can have a set of views and Reviewboard requires an
absolute path, it seems to me that the reviewboard server can only access
one view for single clearcase repostiry. Do I have to add each view as a
separate clearcase repository in Reviewboard and manually start (mount) the
view before adding it? This is painfull, since we lots of views.
Q3: Is there a dynamic way to tell the server to startview <view_name> and
access the file when the user posts a review of particualr file in
Any comments on this would be appreciated,
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