FIX: Some items may not be retrieved from the Visual SourceSafe database when you use the VSSConverter.exe tool to migrate from Visual SourceSafe 2005 to Team Foundation Server

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SYMPTOMS

When you use the VSSConverter.exe tool to migrate from Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 2005 to Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, some items may not be retrieved from the Visual SourceSafe database. Therefore, some items cannot be migrated to Team Foundation Server. Or, items that have empty contents are migrated unexpectedly.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

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

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The MSDN Code Gallery displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

For more information about the MSDN Code Gallery, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/KB950185

Prerequisites

You must have Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite Service Pack 1 installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The global 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.exe8.0.50727.1827249,85629-Apr-200810:32
Ddconv.exe8.0.50727.1827105,97629-Apr-200810:28
Ddupd.exe8.0.50727.1827107,00029-Apr-200810:25
Microsoft.VisualStudio.SourceSafe.Interop.dll8.0.50727.182749,15229-Apr-200803:36
Mkss.exe8.0.50727.182742,48829-Apr-200810:31
RemoteVssScc.DLL8.0.50727.1827336,38429-Apr-200806:22
RemoteVssSccUI.dll8.0.50727.182781,92001-May-200810:47
RemoteVssSccUI.dll8.0.50727.182781,92029-Apr-200804:58
RemoteVssSccUI.dll8.0.50727.182781,92001-May-200811:03
RemoteVssSccUI.dll8.0.50727.182781,92001-May-200811:18
RemoteVssSccUI.dll8.0.50727.182781,92001-May-200811:34
RemoteVssSccUI.dll8.0.50727.182781,92001-May-200804:50
Ss.exe8.0.50727.1827420,33629-Apr-200810:29
Ssadmin.exe8.0.50727.1827136,19229-Apr-200810:32
Ssapi.dll8.0.50727.1827502,78429-Apr-200806:19
Ssarc.exe8.0.50727.1827362,48829-Apr-200810:33
Ssexp.exe8.0.50727.1827141,30429-Apr-200810:28
Ssgui.dll8.0.50727.18271,257,47229-Apr-200806:20
Ssrestor.exe8.0.50727.1827351,23229-Apr-200810:29
Ssscc.dll8.0.50727.18271,270,78429-Apr-200807:57
SSService.exe8.0.50727.1827329,72829-Apr-200810:25
Ssui.dll8.0.50727.1827998,40001-May-200810:47
Ssui.dll8.0.50727.1827947,20029-Apr-200806:19
Ssui.dll8.0.50727.1827994,81601-May-200811:03
Ssui.dll8.0.50727.1827998,40001-May-200811:18
Ssui.dll8.0.50727.1827989,18401-May-200811:34
Ssui.dll8.0.50727.1827947,20001-May-200804:50
Ssxx.dll8.0.50727.18272,56029-Apr-200806:19
Tdnamespaceextension.dll8.0.50727.1827734,20829-Apr-200806:19
Tdnamespaceextensionui.dll8.0.50727.1827282,62429-Apr-200804:55
VssWebService.dll8.0.50727.182745,05629-Apr-200806:21

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 about how to use the VSSConverter.exe tool to migrate from Visual SourceSafe to Team Foundation Server, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms181247(VS.80).aspx
For more information about software update terminology, 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

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Article ID: 950185 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite
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