product create - create a new product
product create [-f] [product] ["product description"] [product_release]
["responsible company"] [product_directory]
The product create command creates a new product named product. To
create a new product means the following:
Create a directory named product. The directoy is created
in the root directory for products. The root directory is defined
by the SDE_PRODUCTS environment variable. The default value for
the root directory is /ipa/products directory.
Create the product subdirectory named release.
In the release directory create Product Directory Set (PDS)
which includes the following directories:
bin, etc, doc, forms, help, include, lib and info.
You may have your own default directory set, which the command will
create. A default directory set may be defined in a file which must be
pointed to by the environment variable PDS. If the PDS environment
variable is not defined then the program looks for
$SDE_HOME/config/PDS file. If this file is present then the
directories specified in this file will be created.
Note that the info directory is allways created.
Create the file overview in the info directory and add the following
The format follows the X resource managers database format.
If the product directory is not placed in the products' root directory
(default /ipa/products) directory then create a link named
product to point to the newly created product directory.
One line product description
The first release name (by default 1.0-0).
Company/department responsible for the product
The home directory of the product. The default value is the
product name placed in the /ipa/products_directory.
NOTE: You must have the write access to create the product structure
and the link in /ipa directory.
-f Executes the command directly without prompting for parameters.
product name : ex_prod
product description : Product example
product release (default=1.0-0) :
Product responsible company/dept : SEAUT/KMT
product directory (default=/ipa/products/ex_prod) :
product name : ex_prod
Description : Product example
Configuration : 1.0-0
Responsible company : SEAUT/KMT
product directory : /ipa/products/ex_prod
Are data correct[y/n/q] (default=y) :
Directory /ipa/products/ex_prod/1.0-0/info is created
Directory /ipa/products/ex_prod/1.0-0/bin is created
Directory /ipa/products/ex_prod/1.0-0/etc is created
Directory /ipa/products/ex_prod/1.0-0/doc is created
Directory /ipa/products/ex_prod/1.0-0/forms is created
Directory /ipa/products/ex_prod/1.0-0/help is created
Directory /ipa/products/ex_prod/1.0-0/lib is created
Directory /ipa/products/ex_prod/1.0-0/include is created
File /ipa/products/ex_prod/1.0-0/info/overview is created
Link /ipa/ex_prod pointing to the /ipa/products/ex_prod/1.0-0 is
product create ex_prod completed
The SDE_PRODUCTS environment variable defines where the project
directory will be created. The default value is /ipa/products.