.dll and .exe file version informaton
NOSPAMbruce_wheeler at hp.com.NOSPAM
Wed Nov 10 22:18:53 CET 1999
Robin Boerdijk wrote:
> Tim Peters <tim_one at email.msn.com> wrote in message
> news:000101bf2b3c$a7d43e40$d32d153f at tim...
> > [emuller at painewebber.com]
> > > Can anyone give me an idea how to quikly get the version info on .dll
> > > and .exe files under windows?
> > In Explorer, right-click on the file, select Properties from the context
> > menu, and click the Version tab.
> Strange... My Explorer only gives me a General tab. Quickview in the context
> menu, however, shows a lot of technical info about the selected .dll or
Not all .dll or .exe contain version info. Perl.exe does, python.exe
doesn't although it is in python15.dll. You need to include the info in
a resource file. If you want to get at it from a program, use the win32
api - GetFileVersionInfo. Possibly this is available for Python in Mark
Harmmond's win32all package.
Bruce_Wheeler at hp.com
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