clearcase and samba
Paul L. Lussier
plussier at baynetworks.com
Mon Jul 19 17:52:57 GMT 1999
In a message dated: Tue, 20 Jul 1999 01:50:51 +1000
"Backus, Ozzie" said:
> I'm fairly new to samba (a couple of months now), and have experimented -
>unsuccessfully - with getting it
>to work with clearcase. Does anyone have a how-to, or a list of gotcha's for
>setting up clearcase with samba?
>Thanks in advance for any information you can send me.
You really can't do what you want to do with Samba wrt ClearCase.
In order to see files under CC, you need to first set a view which defines the
versions of files you want to see from the VOB. When connecting to a Samba
system, there would have to be a way for samba to see into or set that view
when you connected to a certain path.
The only way this would really work would be if you could set something up
such that for every user who connected to a given Samba share representing a
ClearCase view, that users specific view were started before the share got
served out. I suppose it *could* be done with some very creative shell
scripting and samba configuration, but you'll have to be quite careful.
Please reply to plussier at baynetworks.com. The corp sendmail people insist on
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'@nortelnetworks.com' which we keep telling them is quite broken, but they
don't listen :)
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