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Visual SourceSafe 2005 Software Configuration Management in Practice by Aleksandar Seovic

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Comparing Versions

Because history applies to both files and projects, we can compare files and projects as well.

Comparing File Versions

Viewing changes between two file versions is a simple operation. If you remember from Chapter 1, the difference between two file versions is called a delta. When reconstructing one specific version, SourceSafe combines all the deltas up to the desired version.

We've earlier seen the history for the RoomManager.cs file and how it has evolved over the course of three versions. Let's take a look now at the differences between these versions.

To see the differences between file versions, we are going to open the same History dialog. Only now, we will use the Diff command.

To see the differences between the last version ...

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