VCLinkerTool.MergeSections Property

Causes the linker to merge section from into section to; if section to does not exist, section from is renamed to.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine.dll)


Property MergeSections As String
Dim instance As VCLinkerTool 
Dim value As String 

value = instance.MergeSections

instance.MergeSections = value
string MergeSections { get; set; }
property String^ MergeSections {
    String^ get ();
    void set (String^ value);
function get MergeSections () : String 
function set MergeSections (value : String)

Property Value

Type: System.String
Gets the to section.


MergeSections exposes the functionality of the /MERGE (Combine Sections) linker option.

See How to: Compile Example Code for Project Model Extensibility for information about how to compile and run this example.


The following example modifies the MergeSections property in the integrated development environment (IDE):

' add reference to Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine
Imports EnvDTE
Imports Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine

Public Module Module1
  Sub Test()
    Dim prj As VCProject
    Dim cfgs, tools As IVCCollection
    Dim cfg As VCConfiguration
    Dim tool As VCLinkerTool
    prj = DTE.Solution.Projects.Item(1).Object
    cfgs = prj.Configurations
    cfg = cfgs.Item(1)
    tool = cfg.Tools("VCLinkerTool")
    tool.MergeSections = ".rdata=.text"
  End Sub
End Module

.NET Framework Security

See Also


VCLinkerTool Interface

VCLinkerTool Members

Microsoft.VisualStudio.VCProjectEngine Namespace

Other Resources

/MERGE (Combine Sections)