New Linker Utility Features
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New Linker Utility Features

This topic lists the new features in the Visual C++ 2005 linker utilities.

Remarks

  • /ALLOWISOLATION editbin option had been added

  • DESCRIPTION module definition file statement is removed. The linker no longer supports building virtual device drivers.

  • /ERRORREPORT option has been added to bscmake.exe, dumpbin.exe, editbin.exe, and lib.exe.

  • /LTCG lib option has been added.

  • /NXCOMPAT editbin option has been added.

  • /RANGE dumpbin option has been added.

  • /TLS dumpbin option has been added.

  • /WS editbin option has been removed. /WS was used to modify images targeted for Windows NT 4.0. IMAGECFG.exe -R filename can be used instead of /WS. IMAGECFG.exe can be found on the Windows NT 4.0 CD-ROM in SUPPORT\DEBUG\I386\IMAGECFG.EXE.

  • /WX[:NO] lib option has been added. See Running LIB for more information.

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