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From: Andrey Ponomarenko <andrewponomarenko@××××××.ru>
To: "gentoo-dev@l.g.o" <gentoo-dev@l.g.o>
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-dev] ABI Navigator — a project to search for binary symbols
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:15:33
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] ABI Navigator — a project to search for binary symbols by Daniel Campbell
24.02.2017, 06:28, Daniel Campbell: > On 02/23/2017 06:36 PM, Andrey Ponomarenko: >> ��Hello, >> >> ��I'd like to present a new project called "ABI Navigator" for searching binary symbols (functions, methods, global data, etc.) in open-source libraries: >> >> ��The project allows to find out in which versions of libraries some symbol is defined, added, removed or changed. The data is taken from the ABI Tracker project (238 libraries and 0.9 million symbols currently): >> >> ��Example for symbol dwelf_strtab_add from (elfutils): >> >> ��The project aims to help Linux developers and maintainers to resolve issues with missed symbols and navigate through the reports in the ABI Tracker. >> >> ��Have you ever encountered the "undefined reference" error or want to know whether the symbol is _stable_ enough to use in your code? Try to find it in the ABI Navigator! >> >> ��Enjoy! > > This tool didn't return anything on a quick test (TOX_CONFERENCE_TYPE, > part of net-libs/tox, TokTok/toxcore on GitHub), but it did it quickly > and it has a clean interface. I'll definitely try using this when I find > myself stumped on something. > �� Hi Daniel, �� I've added toxcore library to the tracker: �� Reports for toxcore in the Tracker can now be queried from the ABI Navigator. Example for symbol tox_pass_key_derive: �� Search for data types will be implemented a bit later. Currently you can search for functions, methods and global data only. �� Thank you.