VCLinkerTool::GenerateDebugInformation Property


Gets or sets a value enabling generation of debug information.

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

property bool GenerateDebugInformation {
	bool get();
	void set(bool value);

Property Value

Type: System::Boolean

true if debug information is generated; otherwise, false.

GenerateDebugInformation exposes the functionality of the /DEBUG (Generate Debug Info) linker option.

The following example modifies the GenerateDebugInformation 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 VCLinkerTool
    prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
    cfgs = prj.Configurations
    cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
    tool = cfg.Tools("VCLinkerTool")
    tool.GenerateDebugInformation = False
  End Sub
End Module
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