/ALLOWBIND (Prevent DLL Binding)
/ALLOWBIND:NO sets a bit in a DLL's header that indicates to Bind.exe that the image is not allowed to be bound. You may not want a DLL to be bound if it has been digitally signed (binding invalidates the signature).
You can edit an existing DLL for /ALLOWBIND functionality with the /ALLOWBIND option of the EDITBIN utility.
To set this linker option in the Visual Studio development environment
- Open the project's Property Pages dialog box. For details, see Setting Visual C++ Project Properties.
- Click the Linker folder.
- Click the Command Line property page.
- Type the option into the Additional Options box.
To set this linker option programmatically