Changelog for Castellum

Castellum 3.1.2 (Released on 27th Aug 2020)

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

  • File revisions in branches created in destroyed folders

Castellum 3.1.1 (Released on 26th Jun 2020)

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

  • Auto-renaming git tags for VSS labels that have identical name
  • Minor fix in retry dialog

Castellum 3.1.0 (Released on 22nd Jun 2020)

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

  • New Feature: Option to create a local Git repository for the migration
  • New feature: Labels in folders now can be migrated as Git tags
  • UI is more friendly for selecting http/https/filesystem protocols
  • Many fixes regarding files and folders which are overwritten under different case
  • Fixed: added or recovered files/folders with very long paths
  • Fixed: folders with invalid actions were ignoring the whole folder
  • Fixed: folder moves
  • Fixed: file renames was sometimes leaving old file in filesystem
  • Fix: repository configs with undefined core.ignorecase / core.longpaths
  • Performance improvements, better progress display

Castellum 3.0.4 (Released on 26th May 2020)

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

  • Multiple fixes regarding branched files which have its history rebuilt
  • Multiple fixes regarding moved files and overwrites with case differences

Castellum 3.0.2 (Released on March 2020)

This is a major rewrite. The following items were fixed and/or added:

  • Low-level libraries will read SourceSafe data even if you don't have SourceSafe installed
  • Rebuilds history for renames, moves, deletes (as long as file wasn't destroyed)
  • Now the whole repository should be exported (can't export individual folders anymore)
  • Trial restriction was modified: Now all revisions (up to latest) will be migrated, but some of them randomly will be overwritten by dummy contents

Castellum 2.6.1 (Released on 19th Nov, 2016)

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

  • Migrates revisions up to 31/Dec/2014
  • Fixed for Windows Server 2003

Castellum 2.6.0 (Released on 6th Apr, 2016)

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

  • New Option "Migrate Only Before "
  • Enhanced logging for files with many large revisions
  • Code Signed (better anti-virus compatbility)

Castellum 2.5.8 (Released on 16th Feb, 2016)

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

  • Fixed bug: Common prefix was being incorrectly removed in a few scenarios (since 2.5.5)

Castellum 2.5.7 (Released on 15th Jan, 2016)

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

  • Upgraded to LibGit2Sharp 0.8.0 (with a few bugs reported by us). Now works fine on Windows 64-bit.
  • Fixed bug: Labels were not being applied when common prefix was removed (since 2.5.5)

Castellum 2.5.5 (Released on 12th Oct, 2015)

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

  • Fixed bug that revision merging was not working when steps 2-5 were skipped (like when merging multiple repositories)

Castellum 2.5.0 (Released on 5th May, 2014)

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

  • Added Offline Activation (doesn't require internet)
  • Fixed bug with files ending in dots. (Thanks to Pascal for reporting)
  • Fixed bug with invalid xml chars. (Thanks to Gregory for reporting)
  • Fixed bug with merging different comments in a single commit. (Thanks to Heinz for reporting)
  • Better timezone calculation

Castellum 2.3.2 (Released on 9th May, 2013)

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

  • Fixed bug with long folder paths (PathTooLongException when folder path is longer than 260 chars)
  • Preserving original file encoding when SourceSafe bindings are removed from CSPROJ/VBPROJ/SLN files
  • Fixed bug when VSS folder ends with a dot (.)
  • More workarounds against VSS6 bugs (like duplicated histories, and physical filenames encoding issues)
  • Fixed bug in some exception-handling logic
  • Can ignore old VSS revisions based on revision date (import only revisions after specific date)
  • Can ignore old VSS revisions based on number of revisions (import only latest N-th revisions for each file)

Castellum 1.0.0 (Released on 21th Feb, 2012)

This is first public version

  • Based on Krepost 2.2.0 (all SourceSafe features)
  • Uses gitlib2 and gitlib2Sharp
  • Allow multiple exports before a single import (allows merging multiple VSS repositories, or exporting huge repositories in parts)
  • Support for both Source Safe 6 or Source Safe 2005 client executables (most VSS users are still using VSS6)
  • Can break into Admin password (in case you don't have this password)
  • Remove SourceSafe bindings from CSPROJ, VBPROJ, SLN files
  • Works on 64-bit operating systems
  • Works with different filename encodings
  • Trial limitation: all revisions up to 31-Dec-2010 are migrated
  • Git limitation: SourceSafe labels currently are not being imported (we are working on workarounds)
  • Requirements: Microsoft.NET Framework 4.0

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