[Lazarus] How to get "external" FileVersion

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Mar 7 19:37:18 CET 2012

On Wed, 7 Mar 2012, Kjow wrote:

> 2012/3/7  <michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be>:
>> The below unit does what you need.
>> It can be made more simple, I still need to include the unix code in the
>> fileinfo unit.
>> Michael.
>> unit getvers;
> Thank you, but your unit extracts the build number from the same
> program where it's included, right?
> I need to extract the build number from an other file (like 'C:\test.exe' ).
> Or am I in wrong?

You are right, but you can simply replace Paramstr(0) with any filename.


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