How to import Sourcesafe into Eclipse

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I need to know about how to use Visual SourceSafe in Eclipse, so please me inputs in brief along with, how to import Sourcesafe into Eclipse. Please do the needful for getting me a step by step of the process on this regard.

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Deanna W Nelson

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How to import Sourcesafe into Eclipse

To install the Visual SourceSafe Plugin
Download the latest version of the VSS Plugin from
Unzip the contents, placing them into this directory: C:Program Fileseclipseplugins
Launch or restart Eclipse.
Eclipse should be running with Visual SourceSafe support.

To use Visual SourceSafe with Eclipse
Either create a new project or open an existing project.

Right click on the project in the Package Explorer
Choose “team.”

Left click on Share project.

Left click on VSS Configuration Wizard
Left click next.

Enter your username and password.

In the field labeled “VSS Directory” enter this text: \icie.cs.byu.eduICIE-DevelopSKnowman
For the field labeled “Source dir,” click “Browse.”
Locate and select the local project you want to put the files into.

For the field labeled “Relative mountPoint,” click on “Browse.”
Locate and select the project you want to work on.

Click “finish.”
Once the above procedure has been completed, it is possible to check out and change files.
 To do this
Right click on the desired project.
Select “team.
Click on “get latest version.”

Right click on the project from step 1.
Select “team.”

Click on “check out.”

Right click on the project.
Select team.

If you are satisfied with the changes, click “Check in.”
If you decide you don’t want to keep the changes, click “undo check out.”


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