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Is there an "scm get file" equivalent for symbolic links?


Geoff Alexander (18623839) | asked Oct 28 '20, 5:30 p.m.
edited Oct 28 '20, 5:36 p.m.

I'm processing changes in a change set in a python script.  I have each change's UUID and state ID.  For a file add change, I run the scm get file command to get the file from RTC.  I need to handle symbolic link add  changes in my script.  How can I do that?  I tried running scm get file on the symbolic link change's UUID and state id as I do for a file add change:

lscm get file -r ** _Y13CoJp9EeqXF4arUMsnAw _2TH005sgEeq-JOzIQciwww "*"

The scm get file command fails with exit code 30 and the following message:

Invalid item _Y13CoJp9EeqXF4arUMsnAw. Specify a valid FileItem.

So the scm get file command doesn't look to work for symbolic links.  Is there an scm command to a get symbolic link based on the symbolic link's UUID and state ID?

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Shashikant Padur (4.2k27) | answered Oct 30 '20, 1:44 a.m.
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edited Oct 30 '20, 1:45 a.m.

I think there might be a problem with the "get file" command. Can you try using "get change" command? since anyway you are processing the change from the change set.


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Geoff Alexander commented Nov 02 '20, 11:17 a.m. | edited Nov 02 '20, 11:22 a.m.

The scm get change completes successfully and downloads the specified symbolic link.  However, instead of creating a symbolic link, it creates a text file containing the symbolic link's target.  I would have expected (and need) scm get change to instead create a symbolic link.  I'm running

c:\>scm --version
Build Id: RTC-CLIENT-I20190326-1753
Version: 6.0.6.1

on Windows 10 with symbolic link creation enabled. 



Shashikant Padur commented Nov 06 '20, 12:38 a.m.
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