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Posted on 2006-11-02
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I only know .sql, how do you create a .PRC for a stored proc?  We're moving our stored procs to VSS and I don't see how my collegues got the .PRC files created or even moved to VSS.
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by:gpompe
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They probably just renamed the file to PRC
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by:ShogunWade
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it is better to save files as .sql  than .prc   .prc means you need to fiddle with file tpye associations to open them easily.

simply script up the procedures and save them.
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by:gpompe
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With Visual Studio you can integrate VSS to manage the code. I am not sure but maybe is Visual Studio who generate the PRC.

But is always a plain text file you can call in the way you want.
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gpompe earned 500 total points
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When you use a DTS with a Copy SQL Server Objects Task, this will generate a PRC for the procedures, a TAB file and so on.

This task place the file in the "Script file directory" you setup in the task.
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by:dba123
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Ok, I got it.  My boss has a new process for us to upload stored procs, etc. to VSS 2005.  I didn't get where .prc came from because he's using Enterprise Manager 2000 and I'm using Management Studio 2005. I didn't want to bug him but learned that 2005 doesn't have an option any longer to save procs as .prc...and I've always saved ANY script as a .sql.

thus the confusion!!
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by:dba123
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We are already integrated with VS and VSS, this was the DB side of things for our stored procs.
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