FIX: You may receive an error message when you use Ole Automation to programmatically retrieve a specific version of a file from the history in Visual SourceSafe 2005

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Article ID: 934723 - View products that this article applies to.
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SYMPTOMS

When you use OLE Automation in Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 2005 to programmatically retrieve a specific version of a file from the history, you receive the following error message:
Error getting version for file: $/Path/FileName err=An Item with the name Path already exists

RESOLUTION

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

There are no prerequisites to install this hotfix.

Restart requirement

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix replaces Visual SourceSafe 2005 build 8.0.50727.42.

Hotfix 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 sizeDateTime
Analyze.exe8.0.50727.823249,68824-Mar-200710:02
Ddconv.exe8.0.50727.823105,30424-Mar-200710:01
Ddupd.exe8.0.50727.823105,80824-Mar-200710:01
Microsoft.VisualStudio.SourceSafe.Interop.dll8.0.50727.82349,15224-Mar-200703:22
Microsoft.VisualStudio.SourceSafe.Interop.dll8.0.50727.82349,15224-Mar-200703:22
Mkss.exe8.0.50727.82342,32024-Mar-200710:00
MSDiff.dll8.0.50727.823468,48024-Mar-200706:06
RemoteVssScc.DLL8.0.50727.823335,87224-Mar-200706:08
Ss.exe8.0.50727.823418,12824-Mar-200710:02
Ssadmin.exe8.0.50727.823136,02424-Mar-200710:02
Ssapi.dll8.0.50727.823501,24824-Mar-200706:05
Ssarc.exe8.0.50727.823361,80824-Mar-200710:02
Ssexp.exe8.0.50727.823141,13624-Mar-200710:01
Ssgui.dll8.0.50727.8231,252,86424-Mar-200706:06
Ssrestor.exe8.0.50727.823350,04024-Mar-200710:02
Ssscc.dll8.0.50727.8231,264,64024-Mar-200707:40
SSService.exe8.0.50727.823329,56024-Mar-200710:02
Ssxx.dll8.0.50727.8232,56024-Mar-200706:05
VssWebService.dll8.0.50727.82345,05624-Mar-200706:08

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

Properties

Article ID: 934723 - Last Review: August 23, 2007 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 2005 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition
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