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Whether DNG support to do cross reference between components?


jane zhou (86120) | asked May 30 '17, 6:59 p.m.
retagged Jan 24 '18, 1:01 a.m. by Minakshi Jaint (5113)

 

We are just working on configuration enabled context on 6.03, DNG can support manage artifacts in different components. However, I am wondering whether cross reference between components is supported or not? say, artifact 1 in component 1  want to refer to artifact 2 in component 2, whether it is supported or not?

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Srinivas Mandava commented May 31 '17, 12:33 a.m.
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Could you please be more specific on what you meant by refer to? Do you mean creating a tracks/related link to artifact in component 2?
Are the components part of same Global configuration?


Minakshi Jaint commented Jan 24 '18, 1:00 a.m.

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Adrian Haw (233233) | answered May 31 '17, 2:57 a.m.
edited May 31 '17, 3:03 a.m.

Short answer is 'yes'.

See my answer here --> https://jazz.net/forum/questions/232691/procedure-to-link-requirement-artifacts-between-different-project-area-in-rdng

For example - It is possible to link between artifacts (in modules) in components in different projects (as long as they're in the same Global Configuration) and between artifacts (in modules) in different components of a Global Configuration (where the components of the GC contain different projects with components containing artifacts.

Note: The generic structure from DNG 6.0.3 is Global Configuration-> (GC) Component -> Stream where this can contain one or more other (GC) component -> Stream(s). Each of these GC components can contain one or more Project -> (Fine-grained) Component -> Stream(s). A project component stream can contain one or more Module(s) which can contain one or more Artifact(s) - or you can work without modules and just have base artifacts in a project but you'll really want to put artifacts in modules and manage them via the module.

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jane zhou commented Jun 02 '17, 5:20 p.m.

 Hi Adrian,


           Thanks for your great help!

Best Regards,
Jane Zhou

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Stefan Albinsson (1663) | answered May 31 '17, 5:26 a.m.

If you add custom links you must add "link constraints" between the components (even if they are fine grained). You may link to baselined fgc:s as the link owner is where you linking from.

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