[Ffmpeg-devel] Re: Compilation Issue

Martin Boehme boehme
Tue Sep 27 15:36:43 CEST 2005

M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Martin Boehme <boehme at inb.uni-luebeck.de> writes:
>>Rich Felker wrote:
>>>On Mon, Sep 26, 2005 at 12:48:02PM +0200, Martin Boehme wrote:
>>>>Usman Bashir wrote:
>>>>>	I was seeing the file ("ffmpeg.c") in the ffmpeg source. I found
>>>>>almost all the functions "static", can I replace them with
>>>>>instance/normal functions. As I think so it will increase the size of
>>>>>run time image.
>>>>Don't understand what you're proposing here, but these functions
>>>>are static because they are only needed in ffmpeg.c. This file is
>>>>an executable, not part of the library.
>>>I get the feeling the original poster doesn't understand the C
>>>language much at all, and has little/no idea what static means.
>>Well, that explanation would certainly be consistent with the data... ;-)
> He's probably thinking of Java.

Yeah, makes sense... though I still don't see why non-static member 
functions should be _smaller_ than static member functions -- is this 
the case for some obscure reason? (Have to admit I don't know a lot 
about Java's internals.)


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