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Getting the build date

Is there any way to get the build date from the application?

Also, is there any way to get the size, lines in code etc that you can find in Delphi for programmatic use?

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  • zibadianzibadian Posts: 6,349Member
    : Is there any way to get the build date from the application?
    :
    : Also, is there any way to get the size, lines in code etc that you can find in Delphi for programmatic use?
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    As far as I know there is standard feature to get the build date. You could however write code, which stores the first-run-date in the executable. This way you have the first-run-date inside any compiled program. This could easily be used as a build date.
    As for the size and lines in the source code, these must also be inserted into the compiled program. There is absolutely no way to "de-compile" the executable back to the source code and thus get the size and line number of the source code. On a side note, what use can a user have in knowing that the program was n lines of source code in length?
  • jobromediajobromedia Posts: 168Member
    : : Is there any way to get the build date from the application?
    : :
    : : Also, is there any way to get the size, lines in code etc that you can find in Delphi for programmatic use?
    : :
    : As far as I know there is standard feature to get the build date. You could however write code, which stores the first-run-date in the executable. This way you have the first-run-date inside any compiled program. This could easily be used as a build date.

    How could this be done? I have no knowledge of such programming.

    : As for the size and lines in the source code, these must also be inserted into the compiled program. There is absolutely no way to "de-compile" the executable back to the source code and thus get the size and line number of the source code.

    Ok I understand.

    : On a side note, what use can a user have in knowing that the program was n lines of source code in length?

    Nah just curiosa about the lines used, mainly for the numberfreaks outthere. :D
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