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Shadow_ReadOnly Initialization Variable

Visual Studio 2005

Specifies Yes (default) if files in the shadow folder are read-only, and No if they are read/write. This initialization variable is used only in the Srcsafe.ini file.

Shadow_ReadOnly = {Yes|No}

You can set this variable in the Srcsafe.ini file directly or in Visual SourceSafe Administrator. In Visual SourceSafe Administrator, use the SourceSafe Options dialog box, Shadow Folders tab. Select the Set read-only flag for all files option to set this variable to Yes.

Sets all Visual SourceSafe files in the shadow folder to read-only:

Shadow_Readonly = Yes