WHOLEARCHIVE link option causes unexpected behaviour when linking static libs within a project - by john-chapman

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Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 1/10/2017 5:36:57 AM
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In a solution which contains a static lib + an executable which links the static lib, using /WHOLEARCHIVE seems to prevent changes made to the lib being reflected in the exe without a full solution rebuild.
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Posted by YongKang [MSFT] on 1/25/2017 at 3:43 PM
Thanks for the bug report. We have been made aware of this issue from other channels and will fix it for VS 2017 RTM.
Posted by Microsoft on 1/10/2017 at 4:56 PM
Thank you for your feedback, we are currently reviewing the issue you have submitted.

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