O'Reilly logo

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

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Snapshot views

We mentioned snapshot views very briefly in Chapter 10, Administrative Concerns and Chapter 12, Challenges. Snapshot views were introduced with the need to support work in a temporarily disconnected environment (typically on a laptop). They were not a great conceptual creation, as they merely implemented the traditional model of sandboxes, common to the older generation version control systems, still present under the name of working copies, in, for example, subversion.

Snapshot views still require occasional connectivity, to load and update them. They are registered in the ClearCase registry, and their state is published, as much as it concerns checkouts (reserved or not). Because ClearCase doesn't support a concept of private branches ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required