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Clearcase code merge on Unix

Following are the steps to perform a merge from branch1 (for say release1.0) to branch 2 (for say release 2.0) in clearcase on a Linux system:
1. Create a view to branch 2 where you want to merge the code to and set to the view. Then launch clearcase merge manager GUI.
$ clearmrgman2. The merge manager wizard will prompt for the following:
Step 1 - Specify the dynamic or path to snapshot viewStep 2 - Select the elements you want to consider for mergeStep 3 - Select where you want to merge from by branch name, label name or from another clearcase view.Step 4 – merge options like:auto merge for directories – default yesauto merge files in the directories – default yesfollow VOB symbolic links – default no3. Once the merge completes, if there are any merge errors requiring manual resolution then those files are shown and one by one you can resolve them.
4. Once the merge is completed, all files modified, added or unloaded due to merge are in checked out state and require check in. So check…

A clearcase pre-code delivery check script

The following script finds all hijacked or checked out files recursively in the directories starting from the current working directory and dumps the data in an output.txt file.
@echo offset output=c:\output.txtecho Pre Delivery script started @ %TIME%if exist "%output%" del "%output%"echo List of Hijacked files in %CD%.  >> "%output%"echo _______________________ >> "%output%"echo Finding hijacked files. Please wait...cleartool ls -recurse | findstr "hijacked" >>c:\output.txtecho List of View Private files in %CD%. >> "%output%"echo Finding view private files. Please wait...echo ___________________________ >> "%output%"cleartool ls -r -s -view_only| findstr /V ".contrib \\dist\\ \\build\\ dist .keep .class" >> "%output%"start notepad "%output%"echo Pre Delivery script completed  @ %TIME%. Please refer c:\output.txt file for hijacked and view private f…

Converting from RHEL 6 to Centos 6.2

I recently installed RHEL 6 (workstation) but had not yet purchased an RedHat Network subscription when i learned that i can change it to Centos very easily and then updates will work off of Centos repository. So i upgraded RHEL 6 to Centos 6.2 with the following commands executed in order:

yum clean allmkdir ~/centoscd ~/centoswget --import RPM-GPG-KEY-CentOS-6rpm -e --nodeps redhat-release-serverrpm -e yum-rhn-plugin rhn-check rhnsd rhn-gnome-setup rhn-setuprpm -Uhv --force *.rpmyum upgradereboot This above is based on htt…