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ClearCase Assistant



To design a tool that would make the procedure of setting the source code files under version control in Rational ClearCase simple and satisfying the internal demands of the Customer's company.

Technical peculiarities

The utility interacts with Rational ClearCase via CAL (ClearCase Automation Library). The ClearCase Automation Library is a COM interface may be used to access and manipulate the ClearCase data under MS Windows platforms.


The requirement was to design the quickest and most reliable utility for setting the source code and text files under version control in Rational ClearCase. The Rational Sofware's ClearCase is a rather complex configuration management system. In fact, the utility acts as an add-in and enables the user to put any number of files under version control meeting the requirements of the Customer's company (the rules of setting labels, attributes, branches, and other parameters).