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Archive for July 1st, 2010

TFS: Undoing a checkout that belongs to another user – via TFS Version Control and more

Posted by jpluimers on 2010/07/01

I recently needed to undo a TFS checkout from a user on another workspace.
This particular user had an exclusive lock on the document, was scheduled to be away for considerable time, and I was supposed to finalize that document.

I know that performing the undo is not possible from the Visual Studio UI: you need use the TF command-line application for this kind of work.

Fiddling on my own with the TF undo syntax didn’t get me the results right away, so I was glad to find this “Undoing a checkout that belongs to another user” post by mrod (Mario Rodriguez) from Microsoft.

The trick was to include the bold part: Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Development, Source Code Management, TFS (Team Foundation System) | 3 Comments »

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