How the Synergy Data Language is used

The Generate Repository Schema and Load Repository Schema utilities generate and interpret the Synergy Data Language. The Generate Repository Schema utility converts specified repository definitions into the Synergy Data Language; this is referred to as a schema file. Conversely, the Load Repository Schema utility converts the contents of a Synergy Data Language file into a new repository or merges the contents into an existing repository. (Optionally, you can generate and load schema from the command line using the rpsutl utility.)

The Synergy Data Language is also used as the basis for the Print Repository Definitions utility, which prints the structure, file, template, format, enumeration, and detail definitions in your repository to a file.

Because the schema file is simply a text file, it can be used in a number of ways: