version control


What kind of software is everyone using to keep track of all documentation related to release management.

Tools like JIRA, Service Now for Incident management, I'm looking for a software platform that will keep track of all related documentation, test plans, user sign offs etc... But what I have not been able to find and is critical for me is a Parent - Child, Child - Child relationship of all changes.

Such as:

CR12345 - is the parent record

  CR12345A - is a child record to CR12345

     CR12345A1 - is a child record of CR12345A

CR12345B is a child record to CR12345

Has anyone seen software that can support this? 

Paul Perry's picture Paul Perry
Code on a computer screen Testing a Software Rewrite

Suppose we’re looking at a system rewrite where the stakeholders have none of the original engineering documentation. (This isn't surprising; documentation becomes obsolete—or even misleading—as the system changes, and corresponding docs don't get updated.) What can we do? Here are some tactics to use—and risks to anticipate—when testing a system rewrite.

Steve Poling's picture Steve Poling
in SYNERGY source control, is there a way for testers to access the code thru tasks before it is committed and how to achieve

We are using SYNERGY source control.

The requirement is , after the coder has done the changes, it has t be tested by the tester and only  upon testing completion, the code should be delivered to source control repository.

it is like A jonkins job for testers where the coding tasks will be given as input parameters and it takes care of deployment in he test environment. after the 'testing' success, the developer will be asked to 'commit' thier changes permenantly. Please hellp me how this process can be implemnted in synergy

Sundarrajan Rangarajan's picture Sundarrajan Rangarajan
Could you give me pointers on migration from CVS to GIT?

I am a part of a new project in which I am responsible for migrating the CVS repository to GIT.  I would appreciate some feedback from anyone who has performed this migration.

Ishmael Mosby's picture Ishmael Mosby
What are the current IBM/Rational offerings?

I've used Ratiional ClearCase and ClearQuest in the past, but it's been a long time - at least seven years since I used CQ, and probably a decade since I used CC. On a project where we used both, I had them integrated. (I used them enough to refer to them collectively as "ClearWaste".)

I'm currently tasked with evaluating various CM-related suites for where I'm working now, and I'm finding it very confusing to determine just what IBM is currently offering.

I see ClearCase and ClearQuest are still sold. Are they actively supported?

As far as I can tell, DOORS and DOORSNg have replaced RequisitePro.

I see there's Jazz and Team Concert -- what's the difference between the two?

Does Team Concert use the other tools like ClearCase, ClearQuest, and DOORS? Does it replace them?

And finally, do the IBM tools still have a very cost compared to tools like the Atlassian Suite and Microsoft TFS?

Arthur Adams's picture Arthur Adams
CA SCM Harvest Workbench E0306003e: Could not connect to Broker

In CA SCM Harvest Workbench, Version 12. 1..1.141 We face below error while check our or promoted. not always but frequently. what should be done to overcome this issue ? I tried to reinstall PEC in user maching, but it didnt fix. Any solutions ??

E0306003e: Could not connect to Broker: /pt_HBroker://r62dp10/0/haprd5 (Error Code = -307)

Saravanan Ganapathy's picture Saravanan Ganapathy
Failed to connect dimensions server


Trying to connect to dimensions (10.1) thru desktop client, it throws "Failed to connect to the dimensions Server"  error


The trace log is give below

$ cat DMPOOL_root_3014772_20170202T093401.log

DMPOOL 2017/02/02 09:34:01 I P3014772 T1 -service pcms_sdp -user dmsys -dsn [email protected] -min 5 -max 120 -initial 5 -free 5 -idle_timeout 300 -session_timeout 3600 -tracedir /dimensions/10.1/cm/dfs/trace.20150929 -trace

DMPOOL 2017/02/02 09:34:01 T P3014772 T515 bind to port 671, attempt 1

DMPOOL 2017/02/02 09:34:01 T P3014772 T515 Listening for remote connections on port 671, descriptor 6

DMPOOL 2017/02/02 09:34:01 I P3014772 T515 Successfully disabled automatic heartbeats

DMPOOL 2017/02/02 09:34:01 T P3014772 T515 Completing DSN for Oracle.

DMPOOL 2017/02/02 09:34:01 T P3014772 T515 Starting /dimensions/10.1/cm/prog/dmappsrv for dmsys (uid=10,gid=1001)

Sundarrajan Rangarajan's picture Sundarrajan Rangarajan
Remove mercurial subrepos and move it to main repository. Please suggest the good way to perform the same?

Am working in a old project which has many hg subrepos which seems to be problematic. Am planning to remove subrepos and move to main repository. Is there any better approach to do the same or any tools? Also want to maintain the same metadata and not interested to add all subrepo as single commit to main repository.

Sithik Settu Mohamed's picture Sithik Settu Mohamed
Exclamation status "A comment is required to check in object(s)" while sync projects in Rational Synergy version 7.2

Project is 1.3 Gig and sync times out with status "A comment is required to check in object(s)"

Sameer Deshmukh
version one Use Version Control to Unlock Your Development Velocity

Effective source code management provides a basis for every essential development best practice, including continuous integration and continuous delivery. The key is realizing just how much valuable metadata is being created in your source code management system and establishing the tools and procedures to make this information available.

Tamir Gefen's picture Tamir Gefen


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