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Specify the version at .rc resource file
# source taken from
# http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4003725/modifying-rc-file-with-python-regexp-involved
# target_version = "2,3,4,5"
def set_rc_version(rcfile, target_version):
with open(rcfile, "r+") as f:
rc_content = f.read()
# first part
#FILEVERSION 6,0,20,163
#PRODUCTVERSION 6,0,20,163
#...
# second part
#VALUE "FileVersion", "6, 0, 20, 163"
#VALUE "ProductVersion", "6, 0, 20, 163"
# first part
regex_1 = re.compile(r"\b(FILEVERSION|FileVersion|PRODUCTVERSION|ProductVersion) \d+,\d+,\d+,\d+\b", re.MULTILINE)
# second part
regex_2 = re.compile(r"\b(VALUE\s*\"FileVersion\",\s*\"|VALUE\s*\"ProductVersion\",\s*\").*?(\")", re.MULTILINE)
version = r"\1 " + target_version
#modified_str = re.sub(regex, version, rc_content)
pass_1 = re.sub(regex_1, version, rc_content)
version = re.sub(",", ", ", version) #replacing "x,y,v,z" with "x, y, v, z"
pass_2 = re.sub(regex_2, r"\g<1>" + target_version + r"\2", pass_1)
# overwrite
f.seek(0)
f.write(pass_2)
f.truncate()
#set_rc_version(r"C:/repo/projectA/resources/win/projectA.rc", "3,4,5,6")
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