VCLinkerTool.IgnoreDefaultLibraryNames Property


Gets or sets one or more default libraries to ignore.

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

abstract IgnoreDefaultLibraryNames : string with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.String

A string representing the names of the libraries to ignore.

IgnoreDefaultLibraryNames exposes the functionality of the /NODEFAULTLIB (Ignore Libraries) linker option and the Managing a Library LIB option.

Separate multiple library names with a semicolon.

The following example modifies the IgnoreDefaultLibraryNames linker 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
        Dim oldNames As String
        prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
        cfgs = prj.Configurations
        cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
        tool = cfg.Tools("VCLinkerTool")
        tool.IgnoreDefaultLibraryNames = ""
        oldNames = tool.IgnoreDefaultLibraryNames
        tool.IgnoreDefaultLibraryNames = "some.dll;" + oldNames
    End Sub
End Module
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