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Re: API changes tracker for Java libraries

26.03.2016, 18:45, "Emmanuel Bourg":
> Hi Andrey,
> Le 26/03/2016 16:15, Ponomarenko Andrey a écrit :
>>  I've just opened the new API changes tracker for Java libraries: http://abi-laboratory.pro/java/tracker/
>>  As the first step I've prepared reports for a random set of libraries: Android, Berkeley DB JE, Commons Collections, Hadoop, log4j and SLF4J.
>>  The reports are generated by the new 1.5 version of the japi-compliance-checker tool. It's a big and useful update and it's highly recommended to update the tool if you are using it in your project: https://github.com/lvc/japi-compliance-checker
>>  I'd like to ask the community what other libraries would you like to see in the tracker?
> Thank you for japi-compliance-checker, I often use it to check the
> compatibility when upgrading sensitive libraries. The Apache Commons
> libraries aren't very interesting to track because they almost never
> break the compatibility by policy (note that you should split
> commons-collections and commons-collections4, these are two distinct
> APIs that can coexist in the same classpath). Some libraries I'd like to
> see in the tracker are BouncyCastle, ASM, CGLIB, Guava, Jetty, ICU4J, JNA.
> If I may suggest an improvement to the tool, it would be to compare two
> jars specified by their Maven coordinates. Something like this:
>    japi-compliance-checker org.apache.commons:commons-io 2.4 2.6
> That would be a huge time saver.

Great idea!

Thank you.

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