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IBM Rational ClearCase 7.0: Master the Tools That Monitor, Analyze, and Manage Software Configurations by Tatiana Shpichko, Marc Girod

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Parallel development

Derived objects are shared transparently under ClearCase. This happens through build avoidance, winkin, and DO identification. However, nothing of this is spread via replication through MultiSite! The alternative while using MultiSite is thus to be down to the rudimentary level of version control, or to do something to raise it back to the full ClearCase power.

Applying labels serves the latter purpose: config records are not replicated, but labels applied using them are. The sharing of derived objects is not transparent, but it is reasonably easy to reproduce them on another site, or to compare the bill of materials of objects produced locally with this of objects produced remotely.

Also, every developer needs a workspace under ...

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