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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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
Hotfix informationA 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: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.
PrerequisitesTo apply this hotfix, you must have Visual SourceSafe 6.0 installed on the computer.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix replaces the Visual SourceSafe 6.0d update.
File InformationThe 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.
|File name||File version||File size||Date||Time||Platform|
|Delta_ss.exe||Not applicable||224,969||01-Nov-2006||15:35||Not applicable|
|Pvcs_ss.exe||Not applicable||231,143||01-Nov-2006||15:35||Not applicable|
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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 updatesFor 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
Article ID: 928392 - Last Review: 12/09/2015 08:19:11 - Revision: 2.0
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