Run a precondition before the build to reduce the risk of build failure

Use Apache Ant to add a pre-test to a Rational Team Concert build process

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Takehiko Amano

Date archived: December 20, 2016 | First published: July 10, 2012

The continuous software build automation feature in Rational Team Concert can be run according to a schedule or on demand. Takehiko Amano describes how to run a precondition to reduce the risk of build failure by using the Apache Ant build mechanism before running the actual build process. He includes an example of running a query for work items that are going to be included in the current build, checking the status of each work item, and then running the build.

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