LNK4017: DESCRIPTION - Why does it come VC.net

Posted on 2004-10-03
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Last Modified: 2008-01-09
  I'm just building a COM dll in VC7.net 2003. The dll code was initially in vc6. I would like to know the cause of this warning:

warning LNK4017: DESCRIPTION statement not supported for the
targ et platform; ignored.

What will be the consequce of ingnoring this warning?

Question by:mnopix
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drichards earned 150 total points
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If this is in a .def file, you can safely ignore the warning.  The line is just ignored.

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If you have any reference link to confirm this please provide.
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Here's the doc for the DESCRIPTION keyword:


The warning message itself tells you that the line is ignored.

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