CHAT User Guide

This is a short introduction in how to use CHAT. First section will give a short introduction to CHAT, then the following sections will describe how to use CHAT's functionality.


CHAT is an acronym for Conflict HAndling Toolkit and is a Configuration Management tool (CM-tool) used in EPOS. CHAT uses a object-oriented database (EPOSDB) to store needed information. Products are versioned by using CoV.

To run CHAT, you need a UNIX X-workstation and EPOSDB installed. CHAT has a built in help-function. You simply choose File-menu and Help and the window shown at the bottom of this page pops up.

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Screenshots from CHAT:

The picture below shows CHAT help window.