--- a/notification.c
+++ b/notification.c
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
 #include <glib/gprintf.h>
 #define EVENT_BUF_LEN 128
 #define VALGRIND 0
-
+extern const char * _version;
 
 typedef struct _Notification_Data
 {
@@ -223,7 +223,7 @@
   gtk_show_about_dialog(NULL,
 			//"name", "About",
 			// "program-name", "Notification-tools",
-			"version", "0.001",
+			"version", _version,
 			"copyright", "\xC2\xA9 2012 Svend Haugaard Sørensen (GPL)",
 			"comments", "Notification tools are small utilities for watching files and displaying notifications on file update.",
 			"authors", authors,