RHEL 7 Application Compatibility
This guide is intended to educate independent software vendors (ISVs) and customers on Red Hat's guidelines regarding support of third-party applications across multiple releases of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform. ISV and customer applications can reduce or avoid migration issues between major Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® versions by following these guidelines during application development.
This document describes the recommended uses of the system application programming (API) and binary interfaces (ABI) that are intended to provide compatibility across Red Hat Enterprise Linux releases. Read on to find an outline of the tiered framework under which applications are considered compatible or not compatible.