Jasinski Technical Wiki

Navigation

Home Page
Index
All Pages

Quick Search
»
Advanced Search »

Contributor Links

Create a new Page
Administration
File Management
Login/Logout
Your Profile

Other Wiki Sections

Software

PoweredBy

Visual SourceSafe Analyzer

RSS
Modified on Thu, Jan 15, 2009, 10:04 AM by Administrator Categorized as Visual Studio and Developer Tools
Visual SourceSafe comes with an analysis tool file which Microsoft recommends you to run every three to six months to keep the database from corrupting.

Program FileANALYZE.EXE
Default LocationC:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio\VSS\win32\
Typical Command"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio\VSS\win32\ANALYZE.EXE" -f -c -v4 "{srcsafe-ini-folder}1"

1 The folder of the srcsafe.ini file can be found via the SourceSafe client by navigating to File menu > SourceSafe Database. This will open the Open SourceSafe Database dialog. The folder of interest is in the Path column, as shown below.

Image

Help Text
Usage: analyze [options] <[SourceSafe DataBase][@Response File][List of files]>
   -? -h Display this help message.
   -b<folder> Specify the folder to use for backup.
   -c Compress unused space.
   -d Delete unused files.
   -f Automatically fix files with corruptions.
   -x Do not attempt to lock the database when analyzing (not recommended).
   -v1 Show only critical errors.
   -v2 Show only significant errors.
   -v3 Show all errors and inconsistencies.
   -v4 Show errors, inconsistencies, and informational notes.
   -i- When the analysis is complete the program exits.
Analyze Visual SourceSafe Version 6.0d (Build 31222)

ScrewTurn Wiki version 3.0.1.400. Some of the icons created by FamFamFam. Except where noted, all contents Copyright © 1999-2018, Patrick Jasinski.