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LNK4017: DESCRIPTION - Why does it come VC.net

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Hi,
  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?

Regards,
mnopix
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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:

   http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/vccore/html/_core_description.asp

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