ABI compliance checker

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Abi compliance checker

http://ispras.linux-foundation.org/index.php/ABI_compliance_checker
tool to compare ABI compatibility of shared C/C++ library versions

abi-compliance-checker can be used to help reduce the possibility of an application crashing when the shared libraries it links against have changed. Signatures and data type definitions from two separate versions of a library are compared by examining the shared objects (.so) files themselves, and by analysing the header files (.h) provided for the two versions of the library and their dependencies.

Shared library developers trying to strive for binary compatibility between releases may also use this tool to detect if an any accidental application binary interface (ABI) changes have been introduced.

The checker may also be used for assessing binary compatibility between different Linux distributions.



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License: GPL-3+

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

The complete text of the GPL version 3 can be found in

'/usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-3' on Debian systems.




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Date 2013-03-20
Source Debian import
Source link http://packages.debian.org/sid/abi-compliance-checker

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