Linker Utility Features in Visual C++ 2005
This topic lists the new features in the Visual C++ 2005 linker utilities.
/ALLOWISOLATION editbin option had been added
DESCRIPTION module definition file statement is removed. The linker no longer supports building virtual device drivers.
/ERRORREPORT option has been added to bscmake.exe, dumpbin.exe, editbin.exe, and lib.exe.
/LTCG lib option has been added.
/NXCOMPAT editbin option has been added.
/RANGE dumpbin option has been added.
/TLS dumpbin option has been added.
/WS editbin option has been removed. /WS was used to modify images targeted for Windows NT 4.0. IMAGECFG.exe -R filename can be used instead of /WS. IMAGECFG.exe can be found on the Windows NT 4.0 CD-ROM in SUPPORT\DEBUG\I386\IMAGECFG.EXE.
/WX[:NO] lib option has been added. See Running LIB for more information.