Metric description

Assessment of the technical debt relative to the toolchain and architecture.

The Legacy analytic quantifies the technical debt due to the toolchain (compiler, linker)  and the architecture (OS, CPU). It assesses compatibility with modern OS and hardware platforms to ensure future proofness. It detects as well outdated toolchains, builds for legacy architectures, deprecated file format,  unmaintained frameworks.

This is largely invisible to source code analysis.

Technical scope currently fully covers: Microsoft, Mac OS, GNU/Linux, *BSD, Solaris, *NIX, iOS and Android, X86/x86_64, ARM 32/Aarch64, Java.