LISA 2001 Abstract
Global Impact Analysis of Dynamic Library Dependencies
Yizhan Sun and Dr. Alva L. Couch - Tufts University
Sowhat is an administrative tool that performs global
impact analysis of dynamic library dependencies for Solaris systems.
Sowhat runs in two phases. It first builds a database of
dependencies offline in the background, and then answers user queries
and generates reports in real time based upon stored knowledge. Using
sowhat, one can find problems with library bindings in large
program repositories before these problems annoy potential users.
``I can stands what I can stands, but I can't stands no more!'' -
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