[Lazarus] How to get "external" FileVersion

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Mar 7 19:38:32 CET 2012

On Wed, 7 Mar 2012, Kjow wrote:

> 2012/3/7 Kjow <antispammoni at gmail.com>:
>> 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?
>> Thank you,
>> Kjow
> Also replacing ParamStr(0) with 'C:\test.exe' I get (instead
> FileVersion:

Are you sure this program has version info ? 
On windows, the standard windows call is used to extract the info.


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