abi-monitor(1) monitor new versions of a software library and try to build them



ABI Monitor (abi-monitor) Monitor and build new versions of a C/C++ software library


ABI Tracker is a tool to monitor new versions of a software library, try to build them and create profile for ABI Tracker.
The tool is intended to be used with the ABI Tracker tool for visualizing API/ABI changes timeline.
This tool is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU LGPL or GNU GPL.


abi-monitor [options] [profile]


abi-monitor -get -build profile.json


Print this help.
Print the tool version (1.9) and don't do anything else.


Download new library versions.
Build library versions.
Re-build library versions.
-limit NUM
Limit number of operations to NUM. This is useful if you want to download or build only NUM packages.
-v NUM
Build only one particular version.
-output PATH
Path to output profile. The tool will overwrite the input profile by default.
Build shared objects from static ones if they cannot be build by the library makefile or build script.
Build newly found packages only. This option should be used with -get option.
Enable debug messages.

ABI Monitor 1.9 A tool to monitor new versions of a software library Copyright © 2016 Andrey Ponomarenko's ABI Laboratory License: GPL or LGPL

Usage: abi-monitor [options] [profile] Example:

abi-monitor -get -build profile.json

More info: abi-monitor --help


This manual page was written by Peter Spiess-Knafl <[email protected]> for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).