[Ffmpeg-devel] Removing decoders

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme
Mon May 1 21:11:31 CEST 2006

Guillaume POIRIER wrote:
> Hi,
> On 5/1/06, Ramiro Polla <ramiro86 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Is there a way to not compile any decoders? Using --disable-decoders in
>> /configure still compiles them, just doesn't register.
>> Since I'm making an application that will not use any standard decoder 
>> and
>> demuxer (I'll register the only ones that will be used), I was thinking
>> about not compiling them, thus making the output dll much smaller.
>> And I want the program to use dlls, since I want to be able to provide 
>> them,
>> and if anyone wants, they will have the possibility to compile their own
>> dlls, and not require the recompilation of the program.
>> Would that require a major work on the code (using #ifdef's and such for
>> each codec), or is that already implemented and I'm just missing the 
>> correct
>> configure argument?
> AFAIK, it's a matter of a wide use of #ifdef where necessary.
> No one has tacked the issue of converting existing code yet, however,
> new code is supposed to honnor the "configure settings".

IIRC that's the subject of a Google Summer Of Code.

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