RE: Multiple checkouts from Visual Source Safe with FrameMaker?

Subject: RE: Multiple checkouts from Visual Source Safe with FrameMaker?
From: "Halter, Meg" <HalterMC -at- navair -dot- navy -dot- mil>
To: "'Laura Tarwater'" <ltarwater -at- yahoo -dot- com>, "'Techwr-L Listerv'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 1999 14:07:17 -0700

Hi Laura --

Well that was educational. You're absolutely right.

I have a special "tinkering" archive in source safe where I can look into
this sort of thing without leaving tracks in stuff that matters. I set up a
couple of accounts, enabled multiple checkout and archived an old Word file.
I checked it out under one account, no problem. But when I tried to check it
out under the other account, VSS balked with the error message "Cannot
checkout perfplans.doc. It is binary and is already checked out."

So I guess you're out of luck. Sorry about that.

-- Meg Halter

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Laura Tarwater [SMTP:ltarwater -at- yahoo -dot- com]
> Sent: Monday, September 27, 1999 11:20 PM
> To: Halter, Meg
> Subject: RE: Multiple checkouts with FrameMaker?
>
> Meg,
>
> Thanks for the multiple checkout info for VSS. I was under the
> impression, however, that VSS can't do multiple checkouts for binary
> files (e.g. FM files). Do you know anything about this?
>
> Laura Tarwater
> ltarwater -at- yahoo -dot- com
>
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