List of bugs fixed in Visual SourceSafe 6.0 Service Pack 6

Summary

This article provides information about the bugs that are fixed in Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 6.0 Service Pack 6 (SP6). Microsoft releases service packs to provide bug fixes and to address other issues that customers have discovered since the product's release. Service packs are cumulative. Therefore, bugs that are fixed in one service pack are also fixed in service packs thereafter.

More Information

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 6.0 SP6 provides the latest updates to the Microsoft Visual SourceSafe version control system. Service Pack 6 includes the latest performance and reliability updates for Visual SourceSafe 6.0. Microsoft highly recommends that all Visual SourceSafe 6.0 users install Service Pack 6.

To download Visual SourceSafe 6.0 SP6, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Visual SourceSafe 6.0 SP6 updates the existing installed version of Visual SourceSafe 6.0 to the same level as Visual SourceSafe 6.0c. Visual SourceSafe 6.0c is included with Microsoft Visual Studio .NET Enterprise Developer Edition and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET Enterprise Architect Edition. This update provides performance improvements and complete integration with Visual Studio .NET solutions. Additionally, this update contains many bug fixes, including the following issues:

300712 Label promotion after Share, Pin, and Branch operation fails

317957 Connection information is broken after you check in without saving the solution file in Visual SourceSafe 6.0a/b

253194 FrontPage checks out the wrong version of a pinned file in Visual SourceSafe

289738 FIX: History of a label does not list the files from subproject

299900 FIX: Integration of Visual SourceSafe, Visual InterDev, and FrontPage does not succeed and the file does not appear to be under source control

The following components and versions are associated with a Visual SourceSafe installation. These components are located in the WIN32 directory below the Visual SourceSafe installation directory:

ComponentFile Version
Ssapi.dll9350
Ssgui.dll9447
Ssscc.dll9447
Ssus.dll9350
Ssus16.dll1309
Ssvb.dll1309
Ssexp.exe9350
Ssadmin.exe9350
Ssarc.exe9350
Ssrestor.exe9350
Ssint.exe9350
Analyze.exe9350

Frequently asked questions

Q. What issues does Service Pack 6 address?

A. Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 6.0 Service Pack 6 (SP6) contains all of the changes that are made in the previous service packs for Visual SourceSafe (previously only available through the Visual Studio 6.0 service packs). Additionally, Service Pack 6 contains all of the reliability and functionality issues that are addressed in Visual SourceSafe 6.0c.

Q. How can I obtain Visual SourceSafe 6.0 SP6?

A. To download Visual SourceSafe 6.0 SP6, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:

Q. Are Visual SourceSafe 6.0 SP6 clients backward compatible with earlier databases?

A. Yes. Visual SourceSafe 6.0 SP6 clients are compatible with any Visual SourceSafe 6.0 database, regardless of servicing level.

Q. Can I access Visual SourceSafe 6.0 SP6 databases with clients that are running earlier versions of Visual SourceSafe 6.0?

A. Yes. Visual SourceSafe 6.0 SP6 databases are compatible with clients that are running earlier versions of Visual SourceSafe 6.0.

Q. Are CDs available with Service Pack 6?

A. The service pack is not available in CD format. You can download the service pack from the Microsoft Download Center and distribute it according to the rights that are granted by the End User License Agreement for the service pack.

Q. Can I remove Service Pack 6?

A. No, you cannot remove Service Pack 6. However, you can remove Visual SourceSafe 6.0 through the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel. Alternatively, you can run Setup again from the Visual SourceSafe installation CD and then select the remove option.

Q. How can I tell if Service Pack 6 is installed?

A. If Visual SourceSafe 6.0 is running, you can click About Visual SourceSafe on the Help menu. Service Pack 6 appears as version 6.0c in the About Visual SourceSafe dialog box. Alternatively, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article Q221146 to determine if Service Pack 6 is installed. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

221146 Description of Visual SourceSafe versions and build numbers

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ID do Artigo: 321139 - Última Revisão: 13 de fev de 2008 - Revisão: 1

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