[lsb-discuss] Virtual table analysis for distributions

Carlos O'Donell carlos at systemhalted.org
Fri Jun 27 14:22:44 UTC 2014


On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 9:07 AM, Mats Wichmann <mats at wichmann.us> wrote:
> On 06/27/14 06:23, Denis Silakov wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> as a part of this year's GSoC activity, I have recently pushed updates
>> from student for the componenttodb scripts that will allow us to use
>> vtable-dumper to collect information about structure of virtual tables
>> of C++ classes when collecting distribution information. Next week I'm
>> planning to merge necessary changes to the database and upload scripts
>> and finally add vtable data for one of the distributions.
>>
>> I hope by the end of the GSoC we will be able to browse these data using
>> Navigator. This should make our life a little easier, since we
>> constantly face some unclear problems with virtual tables, especially
>> when deciding to add more C++ parts to LSB.
>>
>
> Sounds nice.  DB changes won't leak out and affect 5.0 spec, right? This
> is for the analysis of distros?

What is this analysis for? ABI/API stability?

Cheers,
Carlos.


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