/NOENTRY (No Entry Point)

 

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NOENTRY

  
## Remarks  
 The /NOENTRY option is required for creating a resource-only DLL that contains no executable code. For more information, see [Creating a Resource-Only DLL](../Topic/Creating%20a%20Resource-Only%20DLL.md).  
  
 Use this option to prevent LINK from linking a reference to `_main` into the DLL.  
  
### To set this linker option in the Visual Studio development environment  
  
1.  Open the project's **Property Pages** dialog box. For details, see [Setting Visual C++ Project Properties](../Topic/Working%20with%20Project%20Properties.md).  
  
2.  Select the **Linker** folder.  
  
3.  Select the **Advanced** property page.  
  
4.  Modify the **No Entry Point** property.  
  
### To set this linker option programmatically  
  
1.  See [ResourceOnlyDLL](assetId:///P:Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.VCLinkerTool.ResourceOnlyDLL?qualifyHint=False&autoUpgrade=True).  
  
## See Also  
 [Creating a Resource-Only DLL](../Topic/Creating%20a%20Resource-Only%20DLL.md)   
 [Setting Linker Options](../Topic/Setting%20Linker%20Options.md)   
 [Linker Options](../Topic/Linker%20Options.md)


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