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/V (Version Number)

Embeds a text stringin the .obj file. Deprecated.

/Vstring

string

A string specifying the version number or copyright notice to be embedded in an .obj file.

The stringcan label an .obj file with a version number or a copyright notice. Any space or tab characters must be enclosed in double quotation marks (") if they are a part of the string. A backslash (\) must precede any double quotation marks if they are a part of the string. A space between /V and string is optional.

You can also use comment (C/C++) with the compiler comment-type argument to place the name and version number of the compiler in the .obj file.

/V is deprecated in Visual C++ 2005; /V was primarily used to support building virtual device drivers (VxDs), and building VxDs is no longer supported by the Visual C++ toolset. For more information, see Deprecated Compiler Options in Visual C++ 2005.

To set this compiler option in the Visual Studio development environment

  1. Open the project's Property Pages dialog box. For details, see How to: Open Project Property Pages.

  2. Click the C/C++ folder.

  3. Click the Command Line property page.

  4. Type the compiler option in the Additional Options box.

To set this compiler option programmatically

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