FIX: Error message when you build a project that has an enumeration with many elements and the names of the elements are very long in Visual Studio 2005 SP1: "fatal error LNK1103: debugging information corrupt; recompile module."


Symptoms


When you build a project by using Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1, you receive the following error message:
fatal error LNK1103: debugging information corrupt; recompile module.
This problem occurs when the project has an enumeration that contains many elements and the names of the elements are very long.

Cause


This problem occurs because the debug information that the front-end compiler generates for large enumerations is corrupted.

Resolution


A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

Prerequisites

You must have Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix if no Visual Studio instance is in use.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
C1.dll14.0.50727.4029778,24006-Apr-200920:31x86
C1.dll14.0.50727.4029630,78406-Apr-200920:43x86
C1.dll14.0.50727.40291,570,30407-Apr-200900:51IA-64
C1.dll14.0.50727.4029585,72807-Apr-200900:51x86
C1.dll14.0.50727.4029951,80807-Apr-200900:52x64
C1.dll14.0.50727.4029589,82407-Apr-200900:52x86
C1xx.dll14.0.50727.40292,498,56006-Apr-200920:31x86
C1xx.dll14.0.50727.40292,285,56806-Apr-200920:43x86
C1xx.dll14.0.50727.40296,602,24007-Apr-200900:51IA-64
C1xx.dll14.0.50727.40292,183,16807-Apr-200900:51x86
C1xx.dll14.0.50727.40293,703,29607-Apr-200900:52x64
C1xx.dll14.0.50727.40292,191,36007-Apr-200900:52x86
C2.dll14.0.50727.40292,273,28006-Apr-200920:26x86
C2.dll14.0.50727.40297,196,16007-Apr-200900:51IA-64
C2.dll14.0.50727.40292,490,36807-Apr-200900:51x86
C2.dll14.0.50727.40293,600,38407-Apr-200900:52x64
C2.dll14.0.50727.40292,203,64807-Apr-200900:52x86
pgort.libNot applicable20,45606-Apr-200920:24x86
pgort.libNot applicable36,37207-Apr-200900:52IA-64
pgort.libNot applicable19,45807-Apr-200900:52x64
Pgodb80.dll8.0.50727.402965,53606-Apr-200920:23x86
Pgodb80.dll8.0.50727.4029130,56007-Apr-200900:51IA-64
Pgodb80.dll8.0.50727.402970,65607-Apr-200900:52x64
Pgort80.dll8.0.50727.402945,05606-Apr-200920:24x86
Pgort80.dll8.0.50727.402981,40807-Apr-200900:51IA-64
Pgort80.dll8.0.50727.402938,40007-Apr-200900:52x64

Workaround


To work around this problem, you can reduce the size of the enumeration in the project.

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.