FIX: Error message when you try to check in a file that has a comment template and the comment template has more than three lines in Visual SourceSafe 6.0: "Error reading from file"

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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario. You try to check in a file in Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 6.0. The file has a comment template that has more than three lines. In this scenario, you may receive the following error message:
Error reading from file

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Visual SourceSafe 6.0 installed on the computer.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix replaces the Visual SourceSafe 6.0d update.

File Information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Analyze.exe6.0.61101.0225,28001-Nov-200616:08x86
Ddconv.exeNot applicable299,00801-Nov-200615:43x86
Ddupd.exeNot applicable425,98401-Nov-200615:45x86
Delta_ss.exeNot applicable224,96901-Nov-200615:35Not applicable
Mfc70.dll7.0.9466.0974,84805-Jan-200201:18x86
Msvcr70.dll7.0.9466.0344,06405-Jan-200200:07x86
Pvcs_ss.exeNot applicable231,14301-Nov-200615:35Not applicable
Ss.exeNot applicable397,31201-Nov-200615:38x86
Ssadmin.exe6.0.61101.019,45601-Nov-200616:10x86
Ssapi.dll6.0.61101.0573,44001-Nov-200615:41x86
Ssarc.exe6.0.61101.0532,48001-Nov-200615:48x86
Ssde.dll6.0.61101.0499,71201-Nov-200616:21x86
Sses.dll6.0.61101.0544,76801-Nov-200616:21x86
Ssexp.exe6.0.61101.027,64801-Nov-200616:10x86
Ssfr.dll6.0.61101.0544,76801-Nov-200616:21x86
Ssgui.dll6.0.61101.01,220,60801-Nov-200616:20x86
Ssint.exe6.0.61101.0147,45601-Nov-200616:20x86
Ssit.dll6.0.61101.0536,57601-Nov-200616:22x86
Ssjp.dll6.0.61101.0499,71201-Nov-200616:21x86
Sslogin.exeNot applicable155,64801-Nov-200615:53x86
Ssrestor.exe6.0.61101.0532,48001-Nov-200615:51x86
Ssscc.dll6.0.61101.01,564,67201-Nov-200616:17x86
Ssus.dll6.0.61101.0499,71201-Nov-200616:20x86
Testlock.exeNot applicable102,40001-Nov-200615:53x86
Unlock.exeNot applicable147,45601-Nov-200615:54x86
Updini.exeNot applicable122,88001-Nov-200615:55x86

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
For more information about how to use a template for comments, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
154081 How to use a template for comments when checking in files

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Article ID: 928392 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 6.0d
Keywords: 
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