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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-03 19:21:00

on Tue Jul 03 2007, Joaquin M Lopez Munoz <> wrote:

> David Abrahams <dave <at>> writes:
>> on Tue Jul 03 2007, Joaquin M Lopez Munoz <> wrote:
>> > Not much, really. I've seen it appear and go at random places
>> > in MSVC 8.0 regression testers for more than a year if my memory
>> > serves me well.
>> How do you know? I mean, what characterizes this problem?
> The error message:
> LINK : fatal error LNK1000: unknown error; consult documentation
> for technical support options
> I've grown used to spot it, in my lib and others, because it
> appears suddenly in otherwise healthy libs, so we've met several
> times during my cursory looks for regressions to fix in this last
> year of code freeze.
> [...]
>> Well it sounds from the above like you're saying that "the problem"
>> is always an ICE.
> An ILE, if you allow me the pedantry.

Okay. Well someone at MS had this to say:

It is possible the LNK1000 errors are already being reported to

To be certain, you can use the linker option:

Here is the documentation for the option:

And this link has more information on this option relevant to both the
compiler and linker:

Maybe we should enable that option for regression testing with VC++.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting
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