abi-tracker

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NAME
       abi-tracker - manual page for abi-tracker 1.11

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 (1.11) 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.

   OTHER OPTIONS:
       -json-report DIR

              Generate JSON-format report for a library to DIR.

       -regen-dump

              Regenerate ABI dumps for previous versions if comparing with new
              ones.

       -rss

              Generate RSS feed.



abi-tracker 1.11                 January 2019                   ABI-TRACKER(1)