3 Replies Latest reply: Oct 31, 2013 6:12 AM by naithriell RSS

    error LNK1123: failure during conversion to COFF

    jfr8036

      hello,

      I'm new to the sdk and I'm trying to open the sample projects to understand what's going on here,

      the problem is that when i try to build the project(for example the SDK_File_Import project)

      i get the error:

       

      Error1error LNK1123: failure during conversion to COFF: file invalid or corrupt

       

      why is that?

       

      please help

       

      thank you very much in advance

      jony

        • 1. Re: error LNK1123: failure during conversion to COFF
          Zac Lam Adobe Employee

          Hi Jony,

           

          Just checking, are you using Visual Studio 2010 or Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1?  I'm on SP1 and I'm not seeing this link error.  And are you using the Premiere Pro CS6 release 2 SDK, with the Visual Studio 2010 sample projects?

           

          Regards,

           

          Zac

          • 2. Re: error LNK1123: failure during conversion to COFF
            naithriell

            Hello,

             

            This topic is a bit old, but I have the same problem. My english isn't perfect so I don't understand everything in the pdf guide.

            I just started, and I would like to build the Export project, which is in the Exemple directory. (I took the cs6 premiere pro release 2)

            I did this part of the guide : "On Windows, to specify where you want the built plug-ins to go, set a user environment variable

            (right-click My Computer > Properties > Advanced > Environment Variables > User variables)

            called PREMSDKBUILDPATH to the desired path (e.g. “C:\Program Files\Adobe\Common\

            Plug-ins\[version]\MediaCore\”)", and I also put the exemple directory on  “C:\Program Files\Adobe\Common\Plug-ins\[version]\MediaCore\”.

            Then, I opened the SDK_Exporter file with visual studio 2010 (from “C:\Program Files\Adobe\Common\Plug-ins\CS5\MediaCore\Examples\Projects\SDK_Exporter\"), and tried to debug it with the x64 debugger.

            I obtained this error : "LINK : fatal error LNK1123: failure during conversion to COFF: file invalid or corrupt"

             

            May someone help me to build this?

            Thanks for your help!

            • 3. Re: error LNK1123: failure during conversion to COFF
              naithriell Community Member

              Well, if it can help someone, I uninstalled .net 4.5 framework to install .net 4.0 framework and it worked (I don't really know whyt but ..)