?
Solved

sourcesafe problem with checkout in command line (SS)

Posted on 2006-04-02
6
Medium Priority
?
707 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I use sourcesafe version 6.0c (build 9447)

When checkouting out file with the regular sourcesafe (ssexp) then no problem.
When I use ss comand line utility:

ss checkout  -c- $/sv201/DB/DBCMD.CPP

($201 is the name of the the project)
then it checkout the file, and I can see this in the regular UI sourcesafe (ssexp) BUT the file stays read only!!!

D:\work\sources\latest>attrib DB/DBCMD.CPP
A    R     D:\work\sources\latest\DB\DBCMD.CPP

Why is that ?
What should I do ?

thanks
  Oren
0
Comment
Question by:OhadA
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:nayernaguib
ID: 16354900
Try the following command:

  ss checkout  $/sv201/DB/DBCMD.CPP -C- -W

_______________

  Nayer Naguib
0
 

Author Comment

by:OhadA
ID: 16354994
Thanks for your help, but it gives me an "invalid switch" error.
0
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
nayernaguib earned 2000 total points
ID: 16355037
Oh yes, sorry! I was looking at the command line options of a newer version at

  http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-US/library/khbcaa3b(VS.80).aspx

Also, I think this option has no effect on checked out files!

_______________

  Nayer Naguib
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Whether you’re a college noob or a soon-to-be pro, these tips are sure to help you in your journey to becoming a programming ninja and stand out from the crowd.
Computer science students often experience many of the same frustrations when going through their engineering courses. This article presents seven tips I found useful when completing a bachelors and masters degree in computing which I believe may he…
Viewers will learn how to properly install Eclipse with the necessary JDK, and will take a look at an introductory Java program. Download Eclipse installation zip file: Extract files from zip file: Download and install JDK 8: Open Eclipse and …
In this fifth video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFdetach utility, which is able to list and, more importantly, extract attachments that are embedded in PDF files. It does this via a command line interface, making it suitable …

840 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question