Rational Software Architect RealTime Edition 8.5

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Abstract

IBM Rational Software Architect RealTime Edition 8.5 has been made generally available on the IBM Passport Advantage Online website.

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Table of Contents
Sections Description
This document provides an overview on what is new in this release with descriptions of new features and enhancements.
This section provides information related to the impact of this release to allow you to assess how your environment may be affected.
This section provides important information to review prior to the installation of this release.
This section provides the direct link to obtain the download package for installation in your environment.
This section provides the installation instructions necessary to apply this release into your environment.
This section contains a link to the known problems (open defects) identified at the time of this release.
Supporting Documentation
Document Description
Click the link to navigate to the system requirement report page. To run the report, select your Product, Version and Operating System. 
Note: Choose the parent version of your product to see the system requirements for fix pack releases.
The information center provides you with user assistance for Rational Software Architect RealTime Edition. You can view, browse, and search online information related to the product.
Click to review a complete list of the defects (APARs) resolved in this release including a list of resolved defects for the entire version family.


Prerequisites

Hardware and software requirements
For information about hardware and software requirements for installing the product, see the detailed system requirements for IBM Rational Rose Technical Developer or the system requirements report website.

C++ compiler requirements
Before you can install and use Rational Software Architect RealTime Edition, you must install a Gnu-based C++ compiler such as Cygwin. For more information, see the product information center.

Disk space requirements
You need the following disk space to store and extract the electronic parts, and install Rational Software Architect RealTime Edition, Version 8.5:

Platforms Disk space required for compressed files Disk space required for extracted files Disk space required for installation
Windows, Linux, Solaris 1.5 GB 2.0 GB 4.0 GB

Extracting the compressed files
Extract all compressed files into the same directory.

Installation Instructions

See the Installing Rational Software Architect RealTime Edition section of the information center for details.

Important:
If you use FLEXlm floating or token licenses for your product and chargeable components, you must upgrade your license key server to Rational License Key Server, Version 8.1.2, before installing the product.

Rational License Key Server, Version 8.1.2 can used with earlier versions of the product.

For information about how to upgrade from v7.1.x or an earlier Rational License Key Server to v8.1.2, see http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/rational/v0r0m0/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.rational.license.doc/topics/r_migration.html.

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Downloadable parts
The eAssembly of Rational Software Architect RealTime Edition, Version 8.5, is comprised of the following parts:
  • IBM Rational Software Architect RealTime Edition V8.5 Multilingual Multiplatform eAssembly (Core): At minimum, you must download the parts for IBM Rational Software RealTime Edition V8.5 listed in the first table below.
  • IBM Rational Software Architect RealTime Edition V8.5 Multilingual Multiplatform eAssembly (Optional): All these parts are optional. However, some of the optional software items have multiple parts and you must download all the parts if you want to install the software. In other cases, you only need to download the part that corresponds to the platform of the computer on which you will install the software. Refer to the tables that follow for details.

IBM Rational Software Architect RealTime Edition V8.5 English Multiplatform eAssembly (Core) - CR887EN
Total: 13 parts

Part number Description File name
CI7S1EN
Quick Start Guide - IBM Rational Rose Technical Developer V7.0.1 Multiplatform English - Read Me First Rose_Tech_Dev_7.0.1_QSG.zip
CZ7E5ML
IBM Rational License Keys and Activation - README V2.0 Multilingual - Information on How to obtain License Keys and Activation Kits RATL_License_Key_Readme.pdf
C987GNA
IBM Rational Rose V7.0 for UNIX/Linux English
C90HIML
IBM Rational Rose Enterprise 7.0 Windows 2000 Windows XP English U.S. Japanese
C90HLML
IBM Rational Rose RealTime 7.0 Windows 2000 Windows XP English U.S. Japanese
C987HNA
IBM Rational Rose Realtime V7.0 for UNIX/Linux English
C1SS1ML
IBM Rational License Server V7.1 Multilingual Windows
C1SS6ML
IBM Rational License Server V7.1 for Solaris SPARC Multilingual
C1SS5ML
IBM Rational License Server V7.1 for Linux x86 Multilingual
CI890EN
IBM Rational Software Architect Realtime Edition V8.0 English Multiplatform Set up RSARTE_8.5_Setup.zip
CI891EN
IBM Rational Software Architect Realtime Edition V8.0 English Multiplatform Core Part 1 RSARTE_8.5_Core1.zip
CI892EN
IBM Rational Software Architect Realtime Edition V8.0 English Multiplatform Core Part 2 RSARTE_8.5_Core2.zip

IBM Rational Software Architect RealTime Edition V8.5 English Multiplatform eAssembly (Optional)

IBM Rational License Key Server V8.1.2 (download part for your platform)

Part number Description File name
CI264ML
IBM Rational License Key Server V8.1.2 for Windows Multilingual ratlLicenseKeyServer-8-1-2_Windows.zip
CI265ML
IBM Rational License Key Administrator V8.1.2 for Windows Multilingual ratlLKAdministrator-8-1-2_Windows.zip
CI266ML
IBM Rational License Key Server V8.1.2 for Red Hat Linux IPV4 English ratlLicenseKeyServer-8-1-2_RHEL_x86.tar
CI267ML
IBM Rational License Key Server V8.1.2 for SUSE X86 IPV4 English ratlLicenseKeyServer-8-1-2_Suse_x86.tar
CI268ML
IBM Rational License Key Server V8.1.2 for Red Hat X86   (IPV6) English ratlLKeyServer-8-1-2_RHEL_IPv6_x86.tar
CI269ML
IBM Rational License Key Server V8.1.2 for SUSE x86 (IPV6) English ratlLKeyServer-8-1-2_Suse_IPv6_x86.tar
CI26AEN
IBM Rational License Key Server V8.1.2 for Solaris SPARC (IPV4 Only) English ratlLicenseKeyServer-8-1-2_Sol_Sparc.tar
CI26BEN
IBM Rational License Key Server V8.1.2 for Solaris SPARC ( IPV6) English ratlLKeyServer-8-1-2_Sol_Sparc_IPv6.tar
CI26CEN
IBM Rational License Key Server V8.1.2 for Solaris x86 English ratlLicenseKeyServer-8-1-2_Sol_x86.tar
CI26DEN
IBM Rational License Key Server V8.1.2 for HP-UX 11I 1of 2 English ratlLicenseKeyServer-8-1-2_HP_IA.tar
CI26EEN
IBM Rational License Key Server V8.1.2 for SUSE PPC English ratlLicenseKeyServer-8-1-2_Suse_ppc.tar
CI26FEN
IBM Rational License Key Server V8.1.2 for Red Hat Linux PPC English ratlLicenseKeyServer-8-1-2_RHEL_ppc.tar
CI26GEN
IBM Rational License Key Server V8.1.2 for AIX 5L V5 English ratlLicenseKeyServer-8-1-2_AIX.tar
CI26HEN
IBM Rational License Key Server V8.1.2 for HP-UX 11I   2of 2 English ratlLicenseKeyServer-8-1-2_HPUX.tar

IBM Rational Enterprise Deployment V1.5.2 (download part for your platform)

CI6BZML
IBM Rational Enterprise Deployment V1.5.2 Windows Multilingual
CI6C0ML
IBM Rational Enterprise Deployment V1.5.2 Linux x86 Multilingual
CI6C1ML
IBM Rational Enterprise Deployment V1.5.2 Linux PPC Multilingual
CI6C2ML
IBM Rational Enterprise Deployment V1.5.2 Linux s390 Multilingual
CI6C3ML
IBM Rational Enterprise Deployment V1.5.2 AIX Multilingual
CI6C4ML
IBM Rational Enterprise Deployment V1.5.2 HP-UX Multilingual
CI6C5ML
IBM Rational Enterprise Deployment V1.5.2 Solaris SPARC Multilingual
CI6C6ML
IBM Rational Enterprise Deployment V1.5.2 Solaris x86 Multilingual
CI6C7ML
IBM Rational Enterprise Deployment V1.5.2 IA64 Multilingual


How critical is this fix?

Impact Assessment
Impact Description
This release is a service release of Rational Software Architect RealTime Edition 8.5. It contains new features as well as fixes for client reported and internally found defects.

Problems solved

Click the Fix List link in the table of contents above to review a list of the problems solved in this release.

Known side effects

Known problems are recorded in individual documents in the Support knowledge base at http://www.ibm.com/software/awdtools/developer/technical/support/. As problems are discovered and resolved, the knowledge base will be updated and maintained with any new information. By searching the knowledge base, you can quickly find workarounds or solutions to problems.


To learn about the problems or limitations that were found in this version at the time of its release and any workarounds or solutions that are available, see IBM Support Portal.

The following defects were not resolved in this release.

APAR number Description
PM48508 Sporadic NPE on copy/Paste
PM49275 Importing a Visual Studio solution results in an "eclipse.exe has stopped working..." error message
PM52972 UML comments are missing their text saving diagram as PNG image files
PM54435 Set ordering of nested class elements for code generation
PM56184 Popup warnings like: "The license key for this product will expire in..." breaks automatic script.
PM56568 Text in Notes on Diagrams is cropped
PM56751 C-Build Console Blanks out when performing a build
PM57772 CodeGenMakeInsert are not migrated from Rational Rose RealTime
PM58362 Local Help Updater does not work behind NTLMv2 proxies
PM59303 Name specified in Called Behavior Action not shows in the Project Explorer or Diagram
PM59536 Order generated of "O_DEPPATHS" and "O_INCPATHS"
PM60068 One can not find an Enumeration Literal value via search
PM60387 The JVM may crash in org.eclipse.swt.internal.win32.OS.ScriptStringOut
PM60860 Error loading printing library
PM61359 UML Diagram surface: Actors' fill color may disappear on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x
PM61828 Changes of Stereotype data does not mark model dirty
PM63925 Error installing buckminster (Attached Notes Log)
PM64342 After performing an automatic merge, sequence diagram interaction use fragments may overlap each other.
PM65753 Moving Interaction Constraint elements from Combined Fragment to another causes data corruption.
PM65753 Moving Interaction Constraint elements from Combined Fragment to another causes data corruption.
PM66066 CR-Unrelated slots are deselected when a link relationship is deleted in an Object Diagram
PM66066 CR-Unrelated slots are deselected when a link relationship is deleted in an Object Diagram
PM66396 Declare exceptions is checked but won't be reflected in souce code
PM66400 Animation Mechanism couldn't handle states with the same name correctly
PM66869 Undefined command: "auto-solib-add" Error
PM66876 Restore Defaults button located on Preference > Help > Content is not working
PM66877 Restore Defaults button located on Preference > Help > Content is not working
PM66974 Client request testfix for 8.0.4 and 8.0.4.1 provided in ER RATLC01538226



Change history

See the New features and enhancments document for a complete description of the new features and enhancements in the version 8.5.x releases.


Technical support

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  • Visit the IBM Support Portal to configure your support portal experience and review FAQs, lists of known problems, fixes, and a wealth of important support information.

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  • Visit the Jazz Community if you use a Rational product created using the Jazz platform to interact directly with the Jazz development team and other community members, download product trials and betas and track developement progress.

Helpful Hints For Obtaining Technical Assistance:

Before you contact IBM Rational Software Support, gather the background information that you need to describe the problem. When you describe a problem to an IBM software support specialist, be as specific as possible and include all relevant background information so that the specialist can help you solve the problem efficiently. To save time, know the answers to these questions:

  • What software versions were you running when the problem occurred?
  • Do you have logs, traces, or messages that are related to the problem?
  • Can you reproduce the problem? If so, what steps do you take to reproduce it?
  • Is there a workaround for the problem? If so, be prepared to describe the workaround.

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Problems (APARS) fixed
PM55746, PM53682, PM54929, PM56423, PM57076, PM57077, PM60874, PM59200, PM60601, PM41310, PM58116, PM58125, PM55195, PM58541, PM62601

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Rational Software Architect RealTime Edition
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Software version:

8.5

Operating system(s):

Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

4032287

Modified date:

2012-06-22

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