Re: abi-compliance-checker and abi-dumper to track API/ABI
On Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 4:24 PM, Andrey Ponomarenko wrote:
> So it is no need to create any input XML descriptors and compile header
> files of a library anymore.
> However, this approach has some drawbacks. Perhaps the main drawback is the
> inability to perform some compatibility checks. For example, there is no
> possibility to check for changes in the values of the constants (defines as
> well as const global data), since their values are inlined at compile time,
> and not presented in the debug information of the binary ELF-object. In
> general, there can be checked about 98% of all compatibility rules.
Is there any way to automatically generate the XML stuff from dpkg/apt
data so that these extra compatibility issues can be checked