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New: ClearCase 8 Reference and “How To” Best Practices

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This list refers to both Base ClearCase and UCM
This list refers to ClearCase 8 (the latest version), while you can find a reference for 7.1 version for each of the commands.
The right columns may suggest another relevant articles, “How To”‘s and best practices

cleartool command Description Relevant Articles
annotate
See in version 7.1
Annotates lines of text file / time stamps, user names, and so on
catcs
See in version 7.1
Displays the config spec of a view
cd
See in version 7.1
Changes the current working directory
chativity
See in version 7.1
Changes an activity
chbl
See in version 7.1
Changes a baseline
checkin
See in version 7.1
Creates a permanent new version of an element
chproject
See in version 7.1
Modifies a UCM project or project template
chstream
See in version 7.1
Modifies a UCM stream
chtype
See in version 7.1
Changes the type of an element or renames a branch
chview
See in version 7.1
Changes properties of a view
cptype
See in version 7.1
Makes a copy of an existing type object
crmregister
See in version 7.1
Create, change, or list Rational® ClearQuest® user database connection information used by UCM operations that originate on the local host.
deliver
See in version 7.1
Delivers changes in a source stream to the target stream within or across projects.
describe
See in version 7.1
Describes an object
diff
See in version 7.1
Compares versions of a text-file element or a directory
diffbl
See in version 7.1
Compares the contents of baselines or streams
edcs
See in version 7.1
Edits the config spec of a view
endview
See in version 7.1
Deactivates a view
file
See in version 7.1
Displays the element type that ClearCase® or ClearCase LT would use for a file
find
See in version 7.1
Uses a pattern, query, or expression to search for objects
findmerge
See in version 7.1
Searches for versions that require a merge; optionally, performs merge
get
See in version 7.1
Copies a specified version of a file element into a snapshot view
getcache
See in version 7.1
Displays cache information
help
See in version 7.1
Displays help on command usage
hostinfo
See in version 7.1
Displays configuration data for one or more hosts
ln
See in version 7.1
Creates VOB hard link or VOB symbolic link
login
See in version 7.1
Logs on to the ClearCase Remote Client.
logout
See in version 7.1
Log out from a ClearCase Remote Client interactive session.
ls
See in version 7.1
Lists VOB-resident objects, elements loaded into a snapshot view, and view-private objects in a directory.
lsactivity
See in version 7.1
Lists information about UCM activities
lsbl
See in version 7.1
Lists information about a baseline
lscheckout
See in version 7.1
Lists checkouts of an element
lscomp
See in version 7.1
Lists information about a component
lsfolder
See in version 7.1
Lists information about folders
lshistory
See in version 7.1
Lists event records for VOB database objects
lslock
See in version 7.1
Lists locks on objects
lsprivate
See in version 7.1
Lists objects in a dynamic view’s private storage area
lsproject
See in version 7.1
Lists information about a project
lsstream
See in version 7.1
Lists information about one or more streams
lsview
See in version 7.1
Lists view registry entries
lsvtree
See in version 7.1
Lists version tree of an element
man
See in version 7.1
Displays an online reference page
merge
See in version 7.1
Merges versions of a text-file element or a directory
mkactivity
See in version 7.1
Creates an activity
mkattr
See in version 7.1
Attaches attributes to objects
mkattype
See in version 7.1
Creates or updates an attribute type object
mkbl
See in version 7.1
Creates a baseline or set of baselines
mkbranch
See in version 7.1
Creates a new branch in the version tree of an element
mkbrtype
See in version 7.1
Creates/updates a branch type object
mkcomp
See in version 7.1
AnCreates a component object
mkdir
See in version 7.1
Creates a directory element
mkelem
See in version 7.1
Creates a file or directory element
mkeltype
See in version 7.1
Creates or updates an element type object
mkfolder
See in version 7.1
Creates a folder for a project
mkhlink
See in version 7.1
Attaches a hyperlink to an object
mkhltype
See in version 7.1
Creates or updates a hyperlink type object
mklabel
See in version 7.1
Attaches version labels to versions of elements
mklbtype
See in version 7.1
Creates or updates a label type object
mkproject
See in version 7.1
Creates a project or project template
mkstream
See in version 7.1
ACreates a stream or stream template for a project
mktrigger
See in version 7.1
Attaches a trigger to an element or UCM object
mktrtype
See in version 7.1
Creates a trigger type object
mkview
See in version 7.1
Creates and registers a view
mv
See in version 7.1
Moves or renames an element or VOB link
pwd
See in version 7.1
Prints working directory
pwv
See in version 7.1
Prints the working view
quit
See in version 7.1
Quits an interactive session
rebase
See in version 7.1
Changes the configuration of a stream
recoverview
See in version 7.1
Recovers a dynamic view database
rename
See in version 7.1
Assigns a new name to an existing object
reserve
See in version 7.1
Converts an unreserved checkout to reserved
rmactivity
See in version 7.1
Deletes an activity
rmattr
See in version 7.1
Removes an attribute from an object
rmbl
See in version 7.1
Removes a baseline
rmbranch
See in version 7.1
Removes a branch from the version tree of an element
rmcomp
See in version 7.1
Removes a component
rmelem
See in version 7.1
Removes an element or symbolic link from a VOB
rmfolder
See in version 7.1
Remove a folder
rmhlink
See in version 7.1
Removes a hyperlink object
rmlabel
See in version 7.1
Removes a label from a version
rmmerge
See in version 7.1
Removes a merge arrow from an element’s version tree
rmname
See in version 7.1
Removes the name of an element or VOB symbolic link from a directory version
rmproject
See in version 7.1
Removes a project or project template
rmstream
See in version 7.1
Removes a stream
rmtrigger
See in version 7.1
Removes trigger from an element or UCM object
rmtype
See in version 7.1
Removes a type object from a VOB
rmver
See in version 7.1
Removes a version from the version tree of an element
rmview
See in version 7.1
Removes a view or removes view-related records from a VOB
setactivity
See in version 7.1
Sets or unsets the activity for a view
setcs
See in version 7.1
Sets the config spec of a view
setplevel
See in version 7.1
Changes the list of promotion levels in a project VOB
setview
See in version 7.1
Creates a process that is set to a dynamic view
shell
See in version 7.1
Creates a subprocess to run a shell or other program
startview
See in version 7.1
Starts or connects to a dynamic view’s view_server process
uncheckout
See in version 7.1
Cancels a checkout of an element
unreserve
See in version 7.1
Changes a reserved checkout to unreserved
update
See in version 7.1
Updates elements in a snapshot view

 

xclearcase
See in version 7.1
Primary ClearCase® graphical interface utility
xcleardiff
See in version 7.1
Compares or merges text files graphically
xmldiffmrg
See in version 7.1
Parses, compares, and merges XML file versions

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