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Important commands in IBM Clearcase

  • Create a view using any of the following commands:
    $ ct mkview -tag VIEWNAME /net/McName/cc_view/VIEWNAME.vws -nsh -stgloc stgloc_views (Here nsh is for unsharable views and stgloc_views is for IQviews.)
    $ create_view VIEWNAME -dev
  • Set the created view using any of the following commands:
    $ sv VIEWNAME
    $ct setview VIEWNAME
  • List views
    $ ct lsview | grep singhai (singhai is regular expression to search for in VIEWNAME)
  • Edit config spec
    $ ct edcs
  • Remove a view
    $ ct rmview /net/McName/cc_view/VIEWNAME.vws
  • Check the current view
    $ ct pwv
  • View the currently accessed versions of a file
    $ ct ls -l FILENAME
  • Checkout a file
    $ ct -unr FILENAME (unr is for unreserved file)
  • Un-checkout a file : Cancels a checkout
    $ ct unco FILENAME
  • View the checkedout files
    $ ct lsco -l -cvi -r (l for long, cvi for current view, r for recursive, s for short)
  • View the differences between versions of a file using any of the following commands:
    $ ctdiff FILENAME
    $ ct diff -pre -ser FILENAME
    $ ct diff -ser FILENAME FILENAME/main@@/LATEST
  • Rename a view using following sequence of commands:
    $ ct endview -server OLDVIEWNAME
    $ ct rmtag -view OLDVIEWNAME
    $ ct unregister -view OLDLOCATION
    $ ct register -view NEWLOCATION
    $ ct mktag -view -tag NEWVIEWNAME NEWLOCATION


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