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ABI bugs are a NIGHTMARE!

ARTICLE BY: Sunil Srivastava
POSTED: Dec 18, 2014
TAGS: ABI, Compiler, Toolchain

Release-to-release compatibility is critical in the games industry, where old games must be able to run on an updated PlayStation® operating system. To guard against incompatibilities from creeping in, we developed a C++ ABI test suite for all currently supported PlayStation® platforms (PlayStation®3 (PS3) and PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) as well as PlayStation®4 (PS4)).

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Linker Optimizations

ARTICLE BY: Binutlis Team
POSTED: Nov 10, 2014
TAGS: Build, Linker, Toolchain

When developing for games consoles, there are known limits on the amount of storage available. Learn about two Linker features which can help with this; dead-stripping and de-duplication.

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