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Can I rename a file in clearcase?

Can I rename a file in clearcase?

Can I rename a file in clearcase?

I have checked in a few files in clearcase. Now I want to do the following:

1) rename certain file names;
2) relocate some other files in a different subdir.

Can I do it? How?

Thanks for your help!!

RE: Can I rename a file in clearcase?

I got it.

cleartool co .
cleartool mv anelement anewname
cleartool ci .


RE: Can I rename a file in clearcase?

Be aware that changing the case of a filename can cause problems when you have Windows users.

Clearcase uses case-sensitive filenames, but Windows does not.  So attempting to rename "myfile.c" to "MyFile.c" will result in two files in the Clearcase repository with different names, but Windows will have a problem with this.

Usually you have to rename your file from "myfile.c" to "myfile.temp.c", have all your Windows users do a get-latest, then rename it again to it's final name.

Chip H.



RE: Can I rename a file in clearcase?

Thank you for your advice. I've never thought about this.

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