Buck Hodges

Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS and Team Foundation Server)

Renaming folders that are explicitly mapped

Internally, someone wanted to rename a folder and received an error instead of having the folder moved.  When trying to rename $/ProjectA/Folder1 to $/ProjectB/Folder1, the user received the error message, "TF14097: Cannot rename $ProjectA/Folder1 when it has a working folder mapping assigned to it."If you run into that, here's what it ...

TFS Version Control post summary

Now that the RC is out, I thought I'd post a summary with links to version control posts from the last several months that I think are relevant. Clark Sell posted a VSTS JumpStart with useful links as well.Here are some posts from James Manning you may find useful. For those of you out there who want to add your own "power toy" to enhance...

Using Team Foundation in Eclipse with the TeamPrise plug-in

I'm still catching up on what's been going on, and I found this on Grace Francisco's blog.  I've highlighted the end of the summary where it mentions using TeamPrise on Linux. MSDN Webcast: Accessing Visual Studio 2005 Team System Using the Teamprise Plug-In for Eclipse (Level 200) Find out how you can use the Teamprise Plug-in for ...

How to upgrade to Team Foundation RC

The Team Foundation RC should be available for download sometime today, and Jeff Beehler provided a high-level description of what's changed.  His first point is the most significant.  There are many, many bug fixes in the RC compared to beta 3.  For version control, merge has improved the most.  It's quite a bit faster and...

VSTS Load Test team bloggers: Ed Glas, Bill Barnett, Josh Christie

One of the many great parts of Visual Studio Team System is Load Testing.  As one of the three original projects here in the Durham, North Carolina office, it was known as Ocracoke originally (Version Control was Hatteras, and Work Item Tracking was Currituck -- all three are islands in the North Carolina Outer Banks).The Load Testing ...

Baseless merges now record history

Back in June, I wrote a post on using baseless merges to establish a merge relationship between two items where neither was branched from the other.  A week after I posted it, I had to go back and change it to say that baseless wouldn't record merge history for v1, and thus you would only be able to merge items where one was a branch of ...

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