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Multiple Check Outs

Multiple Check Outs

Multiple Check Outs

(OP)
I am having a problem with multiple check outs or maybe an understading. I set my project to allow multiple checkouts.  However when I have two people open I same project from their working folders and try to check out, in this case, the same form. I get a message stating that multiple check outs are not allowed.  I have set the option for multiple check outs.  

Thanks,

Jason
jfabi@scl.reliastar.com

RE: Multiple Check Outs

Hi Jason,

I set my project to allow multiple checkouts

I presume by this you mean you went into VSS Administrator and selected <Allow Multiple Checkouts>. Do you have multiple VSS databases? If so, were you sure you set the option for the correct database?

When the first user is checking out the form, click the <Advanced> button. Is <Allow Multiple Checkouts> enabled? Can you click it or is it greyed out?

Check in the srcsafe.ini file in your VSS directory for "Multiple_Checkouts = No". Additionally check in the ss.ini file in your VSS\users\XXX directory for the same entry(where XXX is the user who first checked out the form). The ss.ini allows the user to over-ride the administrator defaults.

Jon Hawkins
jonscott8@yahoo.com
 
The World Is Headed For Mutiny,
When All We Want Is Unity. - Creed

RE: Multiple Check Outs

(OP)
Jon,

I think I found my problem.  We were not having any issues checking out .bas modules to multiple users but we were unable to check out a .frm.  From what I read forms are stored as binary files in SourceSafe and SourceSafe does not allow multiple checkouts for binary files. Is that still correct?

Thanks for your help.

Jason

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