abi-tracker man page

abi-tracker — manual page for abi-tracker 1.9

Description

Name

ABI Tracker (abi-tracker) Visualize ABI changes timeline of a C/C++ software library

Description

ABI Tracker is a tool to visualize ABI changes timeline of a C/C++ software library.

The tool is intended for developers of software libraries and Linux maintainers who are interested in ensuring backward binary compatibility, i.e. allow old applications to run with newer library versions.

This tool is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GPLv2.0+ or LGPLv2.1+.

Usage

abi-tracker [options] [profile]

Examples

abi-tracker -build profile.json

Information Options

-h|-help

Print this help.

-dumpversion

Print the tool version (1.9) and don't do anything else.

General Options

-build

Build reports.

-rebuild

Re-build reports.

-v NUM

Select only one particular version of the library to create reports for.

-t|-target TYPE

Select type of the reports to build:

abidump abireport headersdiff pkgdiff changelog soname date

-clear

Remove all reports.

-global-index

Create list of all tested libraries.

-disable-cache

Enable this option if you've changed filter of checked symbols in the library (skipped types, skipped functions, etc.).

-deploy DIR

Copy all reports and css to DIR.

-debug

Enable debug messages.

Info

October 2016 abi-tracker 1.9 User Commands