[Haskell-cafe] Windows details

Andrew Coppin andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Tue Sep 9 13:13:50 EDT 2008

I rather doubt anybody will know the answer to this, but I'll ask anyway...

Under MS Windows, if you right-click on an executable file and select 
"properties", sometimes there's a "Version" tab that tells you the 
version number of the program. And sometimes there isn't. (Most 
especially, GHC-compiled programs do not have this tab.) Anybody know 
how to go about adding this?

Also, anybody know how to give a GHC-compiled program a custom icon?

If it's going to be really difficult then I won't bother, but it'd be 
interesting to know.

(In other news, today I discovered that applying UPX to my 2.8 MB 
GHC-compiled executable shrinks it down to 800 KB and it still 
functions. And WinZip shrinks it down to just 300 KB. 2.8 MB for a 
program that just does a little text parsing does seem a touch excessive 
to me...)

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