Re: Techniques to detect API/ABI changes

On Mon, 2006-11-13 at 20:15 +1100, James "Doc" Livingston wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-11-12 at 17:16 +0100, �stein Gisn�wrote:
> > Is it possible to create some kind of automated tests of the API so
> > that both binary and semantic breakage can be detected? Does anyone
> > have thoughts on this or pointers to such tests or frameworks in other
> > projects?
> I'm fairly certain GStreamer has an automated test for checking for ABI
> breakage, which might be worth looking at. Semantic breakage would
> probably be a lot harder to detect though.

I'm pro such a test suite. So if somebody wants to put effort in
integrating with such a testing environment, go ahead.

Philip Van Hoof, software developer
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