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  1. C++ Standard Library
  2. STDCXX-610

[Windows] add version information to the library

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    • Type: New Feature
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 4.1.2, 4.1.3, 4.1.4, 4.2.0
    • Fix Version/s: 4.3.0
    • Component/s: Build and Installation
    • Labels:
      None
    • Environment:

      MSVC and Intel C++ on Windows

    • Severity:
      Cosmetic

      Description

      From the thread starting at http://www.nabble.com/-VERSION-linker-option-on-Windows-tf4650202.html:

      -------- Original Message --------
      Subject: Re: /VERSION linker option on Windows
      Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 18:20:09 -0500
      From: William A. Rowe, Jr. <wrowe@rowe-clan.net>
      Reply-To: stdcxx-dev@incubator.apache.org
      To: stdcxx-dev@incubator.apache.org
      References: <4717E51C.5060303@roguewave.com>

      Martin Sebor wrote:
      > Are we making use of it? If not, should we be?
      >
      > http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/h88b7dc8(VS.80).aspx

      It's not terribly interesting.

      You really want to focus on the VERSIONINFO member of the library's dll resource,
      which provides a whole lot more meaningful information to the user/developer.
      I presume you already attach that?

      Bill

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        1. libstd.rc
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          Farid Zaripov

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                sebor Martin Sebor
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