BUG: SourceSafe Update Command Fails on Large Binary File

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Article ID: 128238 - View products that this article applies to.
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SYMPTOMS

A large binary file cannot be updated in SourceSafe.

CAUSE

Insufficient resources to create the difference file.

RESOLUTION

If it is not possible to increase the HMA by decreasing the number of drivers necessary for a given system, try putting all binary files in a subproject, and put the following line in the project header for that subproject:
Store_Deltas = No
This will turn off the calculation of differences (storing the entire file) for this subproject only.

For example, you may want to organize your projects as shown in the documentation (User Guide Chapter 2 Overview), with a subproject containing the binary files:
        $/-
          |
          TESTDATA
             |
              -BINARIES
				
Such that:
[$/TESTDATA/BINARIES]
would be a subproject header. Put this line under the subproject header in the SS.INI file for each user:
Store_Deltas = No

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the products listed at the beginning of this article.

Properties

Article ID: 128238 - Last Review: December 9, 2003 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SourceSafe
  • Microsoft SourceSafe
  • Microsoft SourceSafe
  • Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 2005 Standard Edition
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