Was this page helpful?
Your feedback about this content is important. Let us know what you think.
Additional feedback?
1500 characters remaining
BufferSecurityCheck Property
Collapse the table of content
Expand the table of content

VCCLCompilerTool.BufferSecurityCheck Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether to check for buffer overruns. BufferSecurityCheck exposes the functionality of the compiler's /GS (Buffer Security Check) option.

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

bool BufferSecurityCheck { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if there is a buffer overrun check; otherwise, false.

See How to: Compile Example Code for Project Model Extensibility for information about how to compile and run this example.

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

Show:
© 2015 Microsoft