In ClearCase, a UCM baseline typically represents a stable configuration for a component. A baseline identifies
activities and one version of every element visible in one or more components. The ClearCase Component Tree
Browser is a GUI that displays the baseline history of a component. You can use it to compare the contents of two
This tool mentor is applicable when running Microsoft Windows.
To compare two baselines in a UCM project:
To locate the component whose baseline history you want to view, perform this step:
From the Windows task bar, click Start > Programs > Rational Software > Rational ClearCase >
Click Browse Baselines from the component's pop-up menu to start the ClearCase Component Tree Browser.
Click the Components folder for your project to display a list of components.
Right-click on a component to display a pop-up menu.
Click Browse Baselines to start the Component Tree Browser.
See the topic titled ClearCase
Component Tree Browser in ClearCase online Help.
Select one of the displayed baselines as the basis of the comparison.
From the Tools menu, choose one of the Compare... menu item. You are prompted to supply a second
baseline to be used in the comparison.
You can view differences in terms of activities or in terms of versions. Click the appropriate tab to choose.