Rational Systems Developer, Version 7.0.5
IBM Rational Systems Developer, Version 7.0.5 refresh pack includes new features, enhancements, and fixes to the earlier version 7.0 releases.
This refresh pack includes new features, enhancements, and fixes to the earlier version 7.0 releases of Rational Systems Developer.
The compressed download files also include upgrades to Eclipse 126.96.36.199.
Important: The upgrade to Eclipse 188.8.131.52 has specific implications if you use other IBM products or third-party plug-ins that are installed in the same Eclipse IDE with the product. For information about known issues with interoperation between Rational Software Modeler, Rational Systems Developer, Version 7.0.5, and other Rational products, see the technote.
For details on the updates in this refresh pack, see the Rational Systems Developer, Version 7.0.5 Release Information.
This section describes the specific installation requirements for this refresh pack.
For information about the specific installation requirements for this refresh pack, see the Release Information.
For information about system requirements, including hardware and software compatibility, see the system requirements document.
You must first upgrade IBM Installation Manager to version 184.108.40.206 before you can install the updates in this refresh pack from the download compressed files. For information about how to download and upgrade Installation Manager to version 220.127.116.11, see the DCF download document.
This section describes the specific installation instructions for this refresh pack.
You can install this refresh pack as an update to an earlier version of Rational Systems Developer that is installed on your computer. You can also install this refresh pack as a new installation of Rational Systems Developer, Version 7.0.5.
For information about the specific requirements on installing this refresh pack as an update or as a new installation of Rational Systems Developer, Version 7.0.5, see the Release Information.
For installation instructions, see the Rational Systems Developer, Version 7.0.5 Installation Guide.
The compressed files in this document contain updates to the earlier version 7.0 releases of Rational Systems Developer; the files that you extract from the compressed files form a repository for the updates in the refresh pack. You can install the updates from the repository on your own computer, or you can use IBM Packaging Utility to create the repository that can be hosted on a shared drive or an HTTP or HTTPS Web server.
If you have the refresh CDS or install image, you do not need to to download the compressed files in this document that contain the updates; the content is included on the refresh pack media.
You require approximately 1.5 GB to store and extract the compressed files.
To download and install the updates, complete the following steps:
- Download the updates from the download URL below.
- Extract the compressed files to an appropriate directory. For example, extract to C:\temp\updates. .
- Add the refresh pack's repository location in IBM Installation Manager:
- Start IBM Installation Manager.
- On the Start page of Installation Manager, click File > Preferences, and then click Repositories.
- On the Repositories page, click Add Repository.
- In the Add repository window, browse to or enter the file path to the diskTag.inf file, which is located in the disk1 sub-directory in the directory where you extracted the compressed file. For example, enter C:\temp\updates\disk1\diskTag.inf and then click OK.
- Click OK to close the Preference page.
- Install the updates by following the instructions for installing the application from an electronic image in the Installation Guide.
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- What software versions were you running when the problem occurred?
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- Is there a workaround for the problem? If so, be prepared to describe the workaround.
Problems (APARS) fixed
More support for:
Rational Systems Developer
Software version: 7.0.5
Operating system(s): Linux, Solaris, Windows
Reference #: 4017034
Modified date: 14 December 2007