[Haskell-cafe] Re: Windows details

Jeff Zaroyko jeffzaroyko at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 14:59:44 EDT 2008

Andrew Coppin <andrewcoppin <at> btinternet.com> writes:

> Steve Schafer wrote:
> > Version information and application icons are both stored in data
> > structures called "resources"; these are appended to the executable
> > portion of the application, inside the EXE file. 
> >   
> Thanks for your input. I'm now playing with XN Resource Editor. Getting 
> the version information to work correctly appears to be tricky, but 
> everything else seems quite straight forward...

In theory, you should be able to use mingw's windres tool to produce an object
file from the resource definition which you'd link with the rest of your program.

http://www.mingw.org/MinGWiki/index.php/MS resource compiler

More information about the Haskell-Cafe mailing list