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From "Alexey N. Solofnenko" <>
Subject Re: ant and clearcase
Date Mon, 11 Aug 2003 18:39:11 GMT
We found that dynamic view is several times slower than snapshot view (3 
minutes build comparing to 45 minutes on a fast computer). Do you know 
any tricks to make dynamic views faster?

- Alexey.

{ } Alexey N. Solofnenko
Pleasant Hill, CA (GMT-8 usually)

David McTavish wrote:

>We use CC extensively and all developers use dynamic views unless extreme
>circumstances prevent this (ie: they work on a laptop and frequently work
>from home).  One thing to note is that this configuration enforces clean
>"check-ins", as all users see check-ins immediately (usually within 1
>minute).  We've found this to be a good thing as it ensures that code
>compiles before merged to the repository, and also encourages more frequent
>AND clean check-ins.
>I'd highly recommend using dynamic, only for the reasoning that it is MUCH
>easier to manage merges. (merging XML with CC can still be a pain).
>As far as sending scripts... not really much I can send that is special to
>using CC within Ant that isn't so proprietary it wouldn't do you much good.
>I do use some of the CCase tasks in the optional targets package, which are
>useful, but I do alot of exec calls to invoke the cleartool.exe directly to
>get all the functionality I need.  I think for tackling something like this,
>you'll have to first size-up what you need, before anyone could give you a
>cookie-cutter solution.  I think in the long-run, which implementation of a
>revision control system you choose will be secondary to the management of
>the build environment itself. (Although CC does make things a lot easier
>over other solutions). So, once you start determining what exactly you WANT
>to do with Ant, then will you understand what you need to ask to get it
>done. Unfortunately, there isn't much else I can provide at this time.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: []
>Sent: Monday, August 11, 2003 2:27 PM
>To: Ant Users List
>Subject: ant and clearcase
>can some one send me the scripts which can help me in using ant and
>clearcase for deployment.
>for deployment wich view is recomended dynamic or snapshot view.
>If some one has gone through the process i want to know the best possible
>Rakesh Shringi
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