FileType Initialization Variable
Specifies the file type for a database file. This initialization variable is used with the FileTypeEx variable is not defined. Default file types are set in the SourceSafe Options dialog box, File Types tab.
Automatically detects the file type:
FileType = Auto-Detect
Suppose you have a project named $/Executables with two subprojects $/Executables/DLLs and $/Executables/EXEs. Use the following setting in your Srcsafe.ini file under the heading [$/Executables] to speed up Add Files and Check In commands:
FileType = Binary