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Recent News

  • 2016-09-30: LSB Database and Scripts 1.9
    Updates to database schema and data collection scripts inspired by GSoC 2016.
  • 2016-09-30: LSB Navigator 1.11
    Results of Google Summer of Code 2016, support for browsing package requires/provides.

Older News

  • 2010-10-28: LSB Navigator 1.9.7
    Many improvements for better handling of community data, smarter Type search, a lot of new LSB DB consistency checkers.
  • 2010-10-28: LSB DB & Scripts Update 1.8
    New Community tables, improved community data processing tools, redesign of several cache tables.
  • 2010-04-06: LSB Navigator 1.9.6
    Switch to mysqli extension, more accurate information about presence in distributions for libraries, interfaces and classes.
  • 2010-04-06: LSB DB & Scripts Update 1.7
    A set of new Community tables to provide more accurate info about distributions. Documentation pages for more than 160 Qt4 symbols.
  • 2010-03-15: Linux AppChecker and Moblin AppChecker
    Update for both Linux and Moblin AppChecker which now have common code base. This release also introduces interface linkage improvements in compatibility analysis.
  • 2010-02-17: Distribution Checker 1.9
    This version uses new problem database format. Added support for Signature Check test, batch download and various bugfixes.
  • 2010-01-22: Linux Application Checker 4.0.7
    A new version of Linux AppChecker that makes it possible to start installable version without root permissions.
  • 2010-01-18: T2C 2.0.0 "Arnor" final
    T2C file generation tool have been redesigned and completely rewritten. Still, it mostly maintains backward compatibility with T2C 1.x with respect to the format of .t2c files and T2C API. See the project page at for details.
  • 2009-11-24: Linux Application Checker 4.0.6
    This update contains information about newly released Linux distros, and also various bugfixes.
  • 2009-11-02: ABI Compliance Checker 1.10
    Improved report design, checks for added/dropped function parameters, more graceful handling of virtual functions.
  • 2009-10-30: Linux Application Checker 4.0.5
    This update introduces work with FIPs and fixes of various bugs.
  • 2009-10-06: LSB Navigator 1.9.5
    Cosmetic improvements, better integration with the Eclipse plugin, a set of bug fixes.
  • 2009-09-29: LSB Eclipse Plugin 4.0.3
    Added support for Eclipse 3.5 and Eclipse for Windows.
  • 2009-08-25: ABI Compliance Checker 1.5
    ABI compatibility checker for Linux libraries publicly released.
  • 2009-07-15: LSB DB & Scripts Update 1.6
    Implemented Component aliasing, added data for more than 100 distributions.
  • 2009-07-15: LSB Navigator 1.9.4
    Support for Component aliases, improvements in the 'Eclipse' mode.
  • 2009-06-29: LSB Eclipse Plugin 4.0.2
    Added support for LSB Navigator and the installable version of Linux Application Checker.
  • 2009-05-20: LSB Navigator 1.9.3
    Improved integration with LSB Eclipse Plugin, Perl/Python usage statistics, improved representation of community data.
  • 2009-04-02: Linux Application Checker 4.0.3
    This update includes numerous application analysis improvements and bug fixes.
  • 2009-03-16: LSB Eclipse Plugin 4.0.1
    Updated the Eclipse plugin: this release includes checking the application against the LSB version specified in the project's settings, support for non-system Shared Libraries for compiling LSB progams and also many other fixes and improvements.
  • 2009-03-13: LSB DB & Scripts Update 1.5
    More tables in the Community part, new tables to store C++ source-level data.
  • 2009-03-13: LSB Navigator 1.9.2
    Redesigned home pages of applications and types. New section with test coverage for commands. New LSB Futures Tracker prototype.
  • 2008-11-10: Linux Application Checker 4.0 Beta
    The version with support for LSB 4.0 RC.
  • 2008-10-21: LSB Eclipse Plugin 1.2
    Updated the Eclipse plugin: now it also supports the multiversioned LSB SDK 4.0.
  • 2008-10-17: LSB SI Tools 0.4
    Release of LSB Sample Implementation (SI) Tools for ia32 and x86_64 architectures. Chroot environment was built with LSB SI 4.0.
  • 2008-10-02: LSB DTK Manager 1.6.0
    A preliminary release for LSB 4.0 with fixes for all the recently found bugs.
  • 2008-10-01: Linux Application Checker 2.1 Beta
    The updated Linux Application Checker version with new Application Components analysis tab.
  • 2008-09-24: LSB Navigator 1.9.1
    Opensearch support, support for recent SpecDB schema changes (released as Bugzilla patches), improved statistics page.
  • 2008-09-16: LSB Eclipse Plugin 1.1
    Published the Eclipse plugin that allows to check applications for compatibility from this IDE using Linux Application Checker.
  • 2008-08-01: LSB SI Tools 0.3
    LSB Sample Implementation (SI) Tools to facilitate SI use by application developers. Configuration & Control GUI added in this version.
  • 2008-08-01: Linux Application Checker 2.0 Beta
    The new Linux Application Checker (formerly ATK Manager) with completely redesigned interface and new cross-distro compatibility analysis.
  • 2008-06-23: LSB Navigator 1.9
    New section with interpreters usage statistics, community data completeness representation, more consistency checks.
  • 2008-06-23: LSB DB & Scripts Update 1.4
    Multiversion LSB SDK, new AppInterpreter, ApprovedLibrary and DistrVendor tables, support for deprecation of particular symbol version.
  • 2008-06-18: LSB SI Tools 0.1
    The first prototype of LSB Sample Implementation Tools to facilitate SI use by application developers.
  • 2008-06-04: LSB ATK Manager 1.5
    A new version introducing lsbappchk-shell tool, improvements in GUI design and significant speed optimizations.
  • 2008-05-30: LSB DTK Manager 1.5.8
    A minor update supporting the new test suites and allowing to work via proxy from command line.
  • 2008-04-07: LSB ATK Manager 1.4
    This update introduces the completely new interface of test reports with problem categorization.
  • 2008-04-03: LSB Navigator 1.8
    New Decision Making Support section, 'rejected' elements filtering on AppStats pages.
  • 2008-04-03: LSB DB & Scripts Update 1.3
    Multiversion headers, new IntStd, InterfaceVote and LibraryAttribute tables, separate module for common functions from mkdatadef/mkheader. Partial data reupload for c++ symbols and X11/GL headers.
  • 2008-03-13: LSB DTK Manager 1.5.6
    Bufgix release which fixes various problems reported via LSB Bugzilla.
  • 2008-03-03: LSB ATK Manager 1.3
    The new version with command-line user interface and various improvements in testing process.
  • 2008-02-11: LSB Navigator 1.7
    'Standards' section redesign, new filters inside 'AppStats' section with the advanced filtering availability. LSB interpreted language representation with some statistics information on presence in distributions and usage in applications.
  • 2008-02-11: LSB DB & Scripts Update 1.2
    New tables for interpreted languages, 'deprecatedsince' fields from Modules and Libraries. Missing types and interface parameters for Qt 4.
  • 2007-12-13: LSB Navigator 1.6
    Featured changes include more flexible analisys through new filters on 'Tests and Coverage' pages, representation of 'mandatory' status of the LSB elements, hints for filters on 'App Stats' pages.
  • 2007-12-06: LSB Certification System 1.0 beta
    The updated version of the Certification System deployed to the Linux Foundation web site.
  • 2007-12-06: LSB DTK Manager 1.5
    The updated version with support for LSB 3.2 and integration with the official Certification System located at
  • 2007-12-06: LSB ATK Manager 1.2
    The updated version with support for LSB 3.2 and integration with the official Certification System located at
  • 2007-11-15: LSB DB & Scripts Update 1.1
    Qt 4.2 data: new interfaces and classes, updated documentation links. New tables - CommandAttribute, ConstantAttribute. Pathces for mkheader/mkdatadef to work with ConstantAttribute.
  • 2007-11-02: LSB Certification System 0.6
    The updated version of the Certification System with support for integration with DTK and ATK Managers and some usability improvements in certification process.
  • 2007-09-27: LSB Navigator 1.4
    Featured changes include new library usage statistics on the basis of real interface usage, user comments for interfaces, search for types and constants, application filters by categories.
  • 2007-09-27: LSB DB & Scripts Update 0.9
    Huge ammount of distributions data. New tables for user comments and application categories.
  • 2007-07-28: LSB ATK Manager 0.2
    The updated version of the LSB ATK Manager with new application analysis functionality and support for multiple LSB versions.
  • 2007-07-18: LSB DTK Manager 1.2
    The updated version of LSB DTK Manager with support of "nightly" test runs (including 'snapshots' tests) and automatic upload of the results to a central server.
  • 2007-08-03: LSB DB Navigator 1.3
    Statistics on interfaces usage in applications. Detailed distributions and applications pages.
  • 2007-08-03: LSB DB & Scripts Update 0.8
    Schema modifications for better c++ handling, new Qt3 data. BinOnly symbols support.
  • 2007-06-05: LSB DB Navigator 1.2
    Improved and more stable administration mode, improved search, more information on single interface pages.
  • 2007-06-05: LSB DB & Scripts Update 0.7
    Type table clean up, simple way of architecture specific type members handling, new InterfaceAttribute table, corrected devchk.
  • 2007-05-31: LSB ATK Manager 0.1
    The first prototype of the LSB Application Testkit, allowing to check the applications with lsbappchk (included in the package) using web-interface.
  • 2007-05-15: LSB DTK Manager 1.1
    The updated version of LSB DTK Manager with manual Application Battery tests integrated.
  • 2007-04-28: LSB DB Navigator 1.1
    Browsing of new test coverage information, improved switching to the 'admin' mode, php warnings eliminated.
  • 2007-04-28: LSB DB & Scripts Update 0.6
    New tables for test suites and coverage information, uptodate coverage information for interfaces.
  • 2007-03-09: LSB DTK Manager 1.0
    LSB DTK Manager for the new LSB 3.1 Update 1 release.
  • 2007-03-06: LSB DTK Manager 0.6
    The new version of the LSB DTK Manager with support for LSB Profiles and Qt4 module testing.
  • 2007-02-14: LSB DTK Manager 0.5
    The updated version of the LSB DTK Manager with numerous improvements (mainly in the interface).
  • 2007-04-13: LSB DB Navigator 1.0
    Improved LSB elements browsing, information about distros and applicatons, summary pages, search availability.
  • 2007-04-12: LSB DB & Scripts Update 0.5
    Arch-specific base types, documentation links for separate interfaces and commands, community tables filled with data.
  • 2007-01-31: LSB DB & Scripts Update 0.4
    LSB versions support in both db schema and tools that deal with the database.
  • 2007-01-30: LSB DTK Manager 0.4
    Since now, LSB TEF and autotest are bundled together into the integrated package called LSB DTK Manager.
  • 2007-01-18: LSB TEF 0.3
    The next version of the LSB TEF with the automated Application Battery tests included.
  • 2006-12-12: LSB DB Navigator 0.1
    The alpha version of the LSB DB Navigator - a web interface for LSB DB browsing and administration.
  • 2006-12-11: LSB DB & Scripts Update 0.3
    The next stage clean-up of the schema and partially data. All affected scripts have been updated accordingly.
  • 2006-12-01: LSB TEF Prototype 0.2
    The next version of the LSB TEF with some improvements and new functionality for getting certification.
  • 2006-11-17: LSB DB & Scripts Update 0.2
    The second stage clean-up of the schema and partially data. All affected scripts have been updated accordingly.
  • 2006-11-10: LSB TEF Prototype 0.1
    The first prototype of the LSB TEF with basic functionality for running test suites and managing the reports.
  • 2006-10-03: LSB DB Update 0.1
    A simple update incorporating pure technical changes to put in the right order keys, relationships and field data types.
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