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How do I check in and deliver a file using the scm command?

Jeffrey Cheng (1133) | asked Oct 03 '13, 7:38 p.m.
retagged Oct 08 '13, 3:05 p.m. by Ralph Earle (25739)
When I try to deliver a file to the stream, I get the following error. Also, I'm unable to add a comment to my checkin using the checkin command. How would I do this?

Process Reports:
  Name: Deliver
  Participant Reports:
    Name: Descriptive Change Sets
      A work item or change request must be associated with the change set or a
comment must be set.
Problem running 'deliver':
'Deliver' failed. Preconditions have not been met: A work item or change request
 must be associated with the change set or a comment must be set.

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Eric Jodet (6.3k5111120) | answered Oct 04 '13, 3:17 a.m.
 Hello Jeffrey,
please follow this document 
and let us know if this helped.


Jeffrey Cheng commented Oct 04 '13, 12:56 p.m.

I read through that document and I have a follow up question from the doc:

After the change set is created, you can associate it with a work item and add a comment. To assign a work item, use  lscm changeset associate . To set the comment, use  lscm changeset comment .

I'm unclear about how the work item comes into play here. Could you clarify this? Also, do I need to parse the uuid of the changeset? I simply want to check in a file.

Geoffrey Clemm commented Oct 05 '13, 11:40 p.m.

Work items come into play because a work item is a much better way to add metadata to a change set than simply setting a comment.  So a stream owner can decide whether to require a work item be associated with a change set for that change set to be delivered to that stream, or whether a change set comment is sufficient (or whether neither is required).   If you simply want to check in a file, none of this applies ... a checkin can always be performed.

Eric Jodet commented Oct 07 '13, 1:44 a.m.

 Hello Jeffrey,

more on this topic in the InfoCenter:


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