DDCONV Utility

Converts a Visual SourceSafe database from an earlier format to the current format.


If Visual SourceSafe cannot find all installed database files, the database administrator might have to run this utility manually.

ddconv [-V#][-S][-M<Srcsafe.ini path>] <data path>

The following table describes options available with DDCONV.


Specifies the version of the database before the conversion.


Rebuilds the database checkout status index file.

-M<Srcsafe.ini path>

Specifies the path of the Srcsafe.ini file for the database.

data path

Specifies the path to the Data directory.

DDCONV is primarily used by installation scripts to make sure that the format of an installed Visual SourceSafe database is correct after an update.