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Visual SourceSafe 2005 Software Configuration Management in Practice by Aleksandar Seovic

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Summary

In this chapter we took the first step towards working under source control—adding a new solution to the SourceSafe database.

After setting up a new database, we must add it to our database list by connecting to it either using the LAN or the Internet. When using the LAN we use SourceSafe Explorer or Visual Studio with the LAN plug-in. When using the Internet, the only option is Visual Studio with the internet plug-in. Then, we open the database and check whether everything is in order.

When adding the solution to the database, however, the only option is to use Visual Studio because, since we are going to do all the development using it, Visual Studio knows what is best on how to handle the solution. It only adds the necessary solution ...

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