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pdbfile

Lets you specify the name for a program database (PDB) file created by the linker.

Syntax

Linux:
None
macOS:
None
Windows:
/pdbfile
[:
filename
]
Arguments
filename
Is the name for the PDB file. It can include a path. If you do not specify a file extension, the extension .pdb is used.
Default
OFF
No PDB file is created unless you specify option
/Zi
. If you specify option
/Zi
the default filename is
executablename
.pdb.
Description
This option lets you specify the name for a program database (PDB) file created by the linker. This option does not affect where the compiler outputs debug information.
To use this option, you must also specify option
/debug:full
or
/Zi
.
If
filename
is not specified, the default file name used is the name of your file with an extension of .pdb.
Alternate Options
None