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Visual SourceSafe 2005 Software Configuration Management in Practice by Aleksandar Seovic

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Summary

In this chapter we've seen how to manage the software development lifecycle using SourceSafe.

When developing a product we go through several milestones. A milestone is a point in time representing a key or important event in the life of a product. We mark milestones using labels so we can reproduce their configuration later when needed. We've seen how to create labels and how to get labeled versions and create persistent solution configuration snapshots in the SourceSafe database by sharing and pinning.

Then, we spoke about building either nightly or continuously, testing, and releasing a new product version. After releasing a new product version we have to maintain it while advancing development towards a new version. To be able to do ...

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