Support policy for the CCRC Rich Client Platform and external Eclipse plug-ins

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Question

What is the support policy for use of external Eclipse™ plug-ins used within the IBM® Rational® ClearCase® Remote Client (CCRC) Rich Client Platform?

Answer

Does the IBM Rational ClearCase Remote Client (Rich Client Platform version only) support adding other Eclipse plug-ins to the application?

The IBM Rational ClearCase Remote Client is a stand-alone application built on Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP) Technology and includes its own installer and IBM JRE.

Although the Rich Client Platform version of CCRC has the Eclipse update and plug-in installation capabilities to install external plug-ins, this is not supported.


WORKAROUND:

If you wish to have remote ClearCase capabilities and leverage Eclipse technology with other plug-ins, you will need to download Eclipse 3.0.1 or later and install the ClearCase Remote Client plug-in for Eclipse.

Review technote 1215611 for more information on installing or updating CCRC for Eclipse.

Note: There is no difference in Rational ClearCase capabilities between the two clients (ClearCase Remote Client RCP vs ClearCase Remote Client plug-in for Eclipse).

Related information

Getting started with the ClearCase Remote Client
Updated Release Notes for the 7.0 CCRC
Eclipse plug-in compatibility and version support
Feature differences between CCRC CCWeb and CC
Differences between the CCRC plug-in and SCM Adapter
About CCRC updates using Eclipse Update Policy Control
Writing triggers for the ClearCase Remote Client

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Software Development Rational ClearCase ClearCase Remote Client (CCRC)

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Document information


More support for:

Rational ClearCase
ClearCase Remote Client

Software version:

7.0, 7.0.0.1, 7.0.0.2, 7.0.0.3, 7.0.1, 7.0.1.1, 7.0.1.2, 2003.06.16

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1255168

Modified date:

2007-02-12

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