IBM Rational ClearCase 8.0.1 has been made generally available and contains new features as well as fixes for client-reported and internally found defects.
|This section provides an overview on what is new in this release with a description of any new functions or enhancements when applicable.|
|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.|
|Click to review the detailed system requirements information for a complete list of hardware requirements, supported operating systems, prerequisites and optional supported software, with component-level details and operating system restrictions.|
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|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.|
|Click to review a list of documents related to the 8.0.1 release.|
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How critical is this fix?
|This release is a service release of Rational ClearCase 8.0. It contains new features as well as fixes for client-reported and internally found defects.|
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
1. HP and AIX systems can not be upgraded from previous versions of ClearCase. ClearCase must be uninstalled on these systems first and then ClearCase 8.0.1 can be installed. This is due to a limitation of Installation Manager.
2. You cannot install IBM Rational License Key Server and Rational License Key Administrator, version 8.1.3 and earlier, with 64-bit version of IBM Installation Manager. Review technote 1627779: Rational License Key Server and Rational License Key Administrator installation with 64-bit Installation Manager for more details.
In this release, the ClearCase feature level has been changed to level 8. The ClearCase VOB schema version has not changed. Review technote 1119269: About Feature Levels and ClearCase for more details.
Review the What's new in IBM Rational ClearCase 8.0.1 for a complete list of new features and functions.
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