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How do you obtain list of change sets being delivered in a Baseline in a Deliver Operation Advisor


Jamie Berry (14012761) | asked Oct 22 '14, 4:51 p.m.
I am working on a Deliver operation advisor to verify change set / work item linkages.  When change sets are delivered by themselves, the DeliverOperationData for the deliver operation provides the list of change sets.  When a baseline is delivered along with some new change sets (as part of the baseline) the DeliverOperationData does not provide the new change sets that are being delivered.  I can get the handle(s) to the baseline(s) being delivered, but I am not seeing a straightforward way to obtain the change sets.  Do I have to compare the baseline against the destination workspace/stream or is there a more direct way of identifying the new change sets?  Does anyone have any example code of how to go from deliverOperationData.getBaselines() to a list of IChangeSetHandles (like is returned from deliverOperationData.getChangeSetHandles()?

Thank you,

Jamie Berry.

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Tim Mok (6.6k38) | answered Oct 23 '14, 9:03 a.m.
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You can use the source and destination workspaces and compare them with each other.

IWorkspaceConnection connection = SCMPlatform.getWorkspaceManager(ITeamRepository).getWorkspaceConnection(DeliverOperationData.getSourceWorkspace(), monitor);

connection.compareTo(destinationWorkspaceConnection, ..);


You can follow that snippet to get your comparison report. That will return the baselines including change sets that differ from the two workspaces.

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Jamie Berry commented Oct 23 '14, 10:42 a.m.

Thanks for your reply.  I am doing this as part of a Deliver operation advisor, so I can't compare the two workspaces as not everything may be delivered.  I have been looking at comparing the baseline that is being delivered to the destination workspace, I just have to figure out how to get the WorkspaceManager from the advisor as I don't have all the same objects as when just writing a stand-alone plain java api based client.  Thanks again.


Tim Mok commented Oct 23 '14, 10:56 a.m.
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Oh right, the advisor is being run on the server. You should obtain IScmService to compare your baseline and workspace.


Ralph Schoon commented Oct 23 '14, 11:14 a.m.
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Jamie Berry commented Oct 23 '14, 12:59 p.m.

Thanks everyone.  I have my advisor working as desired (for the most part) now.  I wound up using:

IChangeHistorySyncReport syncRpt = scmService.compareWorkspaceToBaseline((IWorkspaceHandle)destWS.getItemHandle(), iBaselineHandle, null, null);

to compare the Baseline to the Destination workspace.  The IncomingChangeSets then had the chagne sets in the Baseline that were being delivered.  The only concern I have with this call is that scmService.compareWorkspaceToBaseline doesn't accept IProgressMonitor but uses IRepositoryProgressMonitorHandle .  I didn't see a way to convert the monitor I have to the monitor handle, so I just used null.  It works, but I don't know if there will be any issues with the progress not being reported for the baseline/workspace comparison...  If anyone has hints on how to get the IRepositoryProgressMonitorHandle object from a server side delivery advisor, I would appreciate it.

Thanks again.


Tim Mok commented Oct 23 '14, 1:05 p.m.
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You can do something like this to get a repository monitor:


IRepositoryProgressMonitor repositoryMonitor = IRepositoryProgressMonitor.ITEM_FACTORY
.createItem(IProgressMonitor);

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