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Visual SourceSafe 2005 Software Configuration Management in Practice by Aleksandar Seovic

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Changing the Team Version Control Model

We examined the team cooperation checkout models in Chapter 5. If during development you decide to change the checkout model for the database, you can do so by using the Option window in the Visual SourceSafe Administrator.

To enable the multiple checkout model, (enabling multiple users to check out a file at the same time) select the Allow multiple checkouts option. To restrict the checkouts only to the latest versions, (force a get latest operation) select the Only allow checkouts of the latest version option.

The Only allow checkouts of the latest version option is new in Visual SourceSafe 2005 and it is designed especially for disconnected scenarios as we've seen in Chapter 6. It controls the file version ...

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