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Jenkins build fails with error Subcommand "checkin" does not support option "-W"

Andrew Clement (7271769) | asked Aug 17 '17, 9:30 p.m.
edited Aug 17 '17, 9:38 p.m.

In my CLM 5.0.2 environment, on a Jenkins UNIX build machine, I got the following error:

Argument syntax error:
Subcommand "checkin" does not support option "-W". Try 'lscm help checkin' for more information.

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Howard Hsiao (5.5k17) | answered Aug 17 '17, 9:37 p.m.

 It indicates that your SCM Tool does not support  -W (--workitem) argument is for checkin subcommand.

You can run "scm ver" to find out the version of your SCM Tool.
I tested with RTC-I20140626-1252 and it does not support -W argument.
I have also tested with RTC-I20151109-2045 and it does support -W for checkin subcommand.

Please download SCM Tool for RTC 5.0.2 from the following page:

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