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Programming Interfaces Guide     Oracle Solaris 11 Express 11/10
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1.  Memory and CPU Management

2.  Remote Shared Memory API for Solaris Clusters

3.  Session Description Protocol API

4.  Process Scheduler

5.  Locality Group APIs

6.  Input/Output Interfaces

7.  Interprocess Communication

8.  Socket Interfaces

9.  Programming With XTI and TLI

10.  Packet Filtering Hooks

11.  Transport Selection and Name-to-Address Mapping

12.  Real-time Programming and Administration

13.  The Solaris ABI and ABI Tools

What is the Solaris ABI?

Defining the Solaris ABI

Symbol Versioning in Solaris Libraries

Using Symbol Versioning to Label the Solaris ABI

Solaris ABI Tools

appcert Utility

What appcert Checks

Private Symbol Usage

Static Linking

Unbound Symbols

What appcert Does Not Check

Working with appcert

appcert Options

Using appcert for Application Triage

appcert Results

Correcting Problems Reported by appcert

Using apptrace for Application Verification

Application Verification

Running apptrace

Interpreting apptrace Output

A.  UNIX Domain Sockets


Chapter 13

The Solaris ABI and ABI Tools

The Solaris Application Binary Interface (ABI) defines the interfaces that are available for the use of application developers. Conforming to the ABI enhances an application's binary stability. This chapter discusses the Solaris ABI and the tools provided to verify an application's compliance with the ABI, including: