Re: Change few parameters in PE exeutable

"Alf P. Steinbach" <>
Sun, 16 May 2010 18:35:18 +0200
* liveline:

I want create small Win32 program which is a standalone PE executable, no
GUI-less, just does it job and exit when finished. These program can have a
few different parameters(arguments) which should be defined in program code.
Main functionality of program does not change, only this few arguments. I
don't want recompile program code every time when I need to change these
arguments. Instead, I want to make an EXE builder where I will specify these
arguments, then builder will build exe with required parameters. How to make
this better?

Nowadays the line between incompetence, malfeasance, trolling, young age and
mental retardation/illness is so blurred that it's near impossible to tell them
apart; on the internet nobody can see you that you're a kid, and so you risk
pretty harsh responses when you don't tell that up front.

But anyways, as an alternative to recompiling or re-linking (check out Windows'
support for "resources" in executables, it's off-topic here but see MSDN) you
can simply use some external initialization settings; it can be as simple as a
shortcut that invokes your program or as complicated as a full-fledged XML-based
ini file scheme.

Please also note that this group isn't really relevant to your question. It's a
good idea to read a group's FAQ before posting. Thank you.

Cheers & hth.,

- Alf

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