Build options in VB2005

Posted on 2007-08-10
Last Modified: 2013-11-05

    When i Build .exe in VB2005, EDI creates quite a few files,
including .aplication, .exe.manifest, .pdb, .vhost.exe and .xml
do I really need all that, is there an option to just produce
an exe ?

Thanks in advance

Question by:AlexF777
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    Accepted Solution

    .pdb = debug database when build from the Debug configuration mode

    .vshost.exe is the executable that runs from the IDE

    .xml is the XML documentation

    I would ignore those files, since there isn't any option to stop the files from being created.

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    Assisted Solution

    You dont need these files when deploying your application. If it is an exe application, only get the .exe file and your're ready to go.

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