looking for shell program to retrieve property info from windows files

Jason Tishler jason@tishler.net
Thu Jan 20 13:52:00 GMT 2005


On Wed, Jan 19, 2005 at 03:19:35PM -0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Jan 2005, Jason Tishler wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 18, 2005 at 07:15:09PM -0500, Jaye Speaks wrote:
> > > does anyone know of a shell program to retrieve the property info
> > > from windows files.  I need info like the fileversion or
> > > prodversion.
> >
> > No, so I wrote my own:
> >
> > [snip]
> >
> > See attached for the source and Makefile.
> This looks useful.  Feel like proposing this for cygutils?

Sorry, but I can't fit this in right now.  If anyone else is interested,
then feel free to adopt the code and submit it to cygutils.

BTW, I found a bug when I dusted off this code yesterday:

    version.exe should "handle file not found" errors better.


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