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How to add a file in a sub-directory with lscm?


Markus Selve (103) | asked Feb 25 '15, 11:18 a.m.
First I load a file from my workspace in a sub directory while I am in a directory that is my sandbox:
lscm load -r my_repository -t root/subdir  my_workspace  my_component/root/subdir/file1
Now I have the file (relative to my sandbox where I executed the command) in: root/subdir/file1
Now I create a new file in that subdir:
echo "a test" > root/subdir/new_file
If I tried to checkin the new_file, 'lscm checkin' tells me it isn't shared.  So I tried to share it:
lscm share -r my_repository --verbose  --remotePath root/subdir my_workspace my_component root/subdir/new_file
But lscm prints out:
Cannot share projects under "<my path to sandbox>/root/subdir" - ancestor is shared: "<my path to sandbox>". Try 'lscm help share' for more information.

So how do I checkin the new_file to my workspace into its correct place in root/subdir?

Regards, Markus.

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Shashikant Padur (3.9k27) | answered Feb 26 '15, 12:45 a.m.
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edited Feb 26 '15, 3:31 a.m.
In your case RTC only tracks the file under root/subdir and not the directory itself. To track the directory you have to load at the directory level: lscm load -r my_repository -t root/subdir  my_workspace  my_component/root/subdir
After which adding files under root/subdir will be tracked.
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Markus Selve commented Feb 26 '15, 2:43 a.m. | edited Feb 26 '15, 2:45 a.m.

Thanks a lot for your answer! 

In the future it would be nice, if you could explain a bit more what steps one actually has to do to achieve the goal.  You are obviously an experienced lscm developper, but I'm a new-by user.  For you everything is explained with 'adding files will be tracked'.  After trying around a bit I found out that this means, I do not have to use 'lscm share' at all, after I loaded the whole sub directory.  It would have been helpful, if you had added sentences like this at the end of your answer:
- just add the file in the sandbox
- don't use 'lscm share' at all
- proceed as with a changed file:
  - create a changeset
  - checkin to workspace


Shashikant Padur commented Feb 26 '15, 3:31 a.m.
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 Acknowledged. Thanks.

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