/NOENTRY (No Entry Point)

/NOENTRY

Remarks

The /NOENTRY option is required for creating a resource-only DLL that contains no executable code. For more information, see Creating a Resource-Only DLL.

Use this option to prevent LINK from linking a reference to _main into the DLL.

To set this linker option in the Visual Studio development environment

  1. Open the project's Property Pages dialog box. For details, see Set C++ compiler and build properties in Visual Studio.

  2. Select the Linker folder.

  3. Select the Advanced property page.

  4. Modify the No Entry Point property.

To set this linker option programmatically

  1. See ResourceOnlyDLL.

See also

Creating a Resource-Only DLL
MSVC linker reference
MSVC Linker Options