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VCCLCompilerTool.ProgramDataBaseFileName Property

Gets or sets a name for a compiler-generated .pdb file and a base name for the required compiler-generated .idb file. ProgramDataBaseFileName exposes the functionality of the compiler's /Fd (Program Database File Name) option.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.dll)

string ProgramDataBaseFileName { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A name for a compiler-generated .pdb file and a base name for the required compiler-generated .idb file.

See How to: Compile Example Code for Project Model Extensibility for information about how to compile and run this example.

The following example modifies the ProgramDataBaseFileName property in the integrated development environment (IDE):

' add reference to Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.
Imports EnvDTE
Imports Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine

Public Module Module1
    Sub Test()
        Dim prj As VCProject
        Dim cfgs, tools As IVCCollection
        Dim cfg As VCConfiguration
        Dim tool As VCCLCompilerTool
        prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
        cfgs = prj.Configurations
        cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
        tool = cfg.Tools("VCCLCompilerTool")
        tool.ProgramDataBaseFileName = "$(IntDir)/MyFile2.pdb"
    End Sub
End Module

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