VS2008 shipped

As you perfectly know (for example from Brian’s blog, and probably hundred others), Orcas shipped. I’m extremely proud, because this is the first big MS product, that I was involved from the beginning. Noone denies importance of the Msscci provider, but the weight of Visual Studio is thousand times bigger than this PowerTool :). The…

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Cool tracing with Visual Studio

Because we are preparing Beta2 of Orcas, I started spending more and more time with the debugger and with tracing enabled in our OM (vide: http://blogs.msdn.com/michalma/archive/2006/12/08/tracing-in-tfs-msscci-provider.aspx). As we all know there are 2 listeners we usually use – file listeners, that dumps everything into file and perf listener that pops up cool dialog, but lacks…

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Orcas Beta1 available

As Brian posted a few days ago (together with multiple other people 🙂 Orcas Beta1 is available here. From the Version Control perspective it contains 90% of functionality which we want provide in Orcas (some more goodies will come in the Beta2). There are 4 new features – get latest on checkout, destroy (only command line), folderdiff…

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Msscci with eMbedded C++ 4

We recently discovered new IDE that works with TFS Msscci provider (well, almost 😉 – eMbedded C++ 4. The only problem is that it displays often “Server Busy” message while doing SCC operations. The solution for this (until release of the new provider) is to create registry file (evc4fix.reg) with the following content: Windows Registry…

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Missing Msscci in VB6

This is a very old issue, which appeared for the first time (and was resolved) in this thread. However, it comes every month or so on the forum so I want to describe here the problem and resolution in as easy way as possible. Problem: VB6 was installed without SourceSafe support. After installing TFS Msscci,…

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