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Old 04-10-2007, 08:13 AM
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increment build number

I have automated the build i want to increment the build number by itself upto a particular date.

we change the build number in rc and cpp files.

Can you tell how can i automate it?

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Old 04-10-2007, 09:28 AM
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It's unclear what you mean by increment a build number up to a particular date.

As far as incrementing a build number, see 'Update Global Macro' section of the Script.bld sample.

To format the date in a field value, use a script expression and the vbld_FormatDateEx script function.

You can use the Replace in File action to update text in a .cpp/.rc file.

You can also use the Make VS.NET or Make VC6 action to update a version or property field in the VERSIONINFO resource of a .rc file.
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