[FFmpeg-devel] Visibility implementation
Wed Jul 30 19:08:15 CEST 2008
Uoti Urpala wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-07-30 at 16:54 +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>>> Uoti Urpala wrote:
>>>> On Wed, 2008-07-30 at 15:40 +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>>>>> Uoti Urpala wrote:
>>>>>> On Wed, 2008-07-30 at 08:16 +0200, matthieu castet wrote:
>>>>>>> Did you see any code change with your attribute patch ?
>>>>>> Yes, if compiling with -fPIC.
>>>>> On which architecture? How did it compare to vanilla code without -fPIC?
>>>> I think it should change the resulting code on any architecture, but
>>>> exactly how differs.
>>> Any benchmarks?
>>> If it is faster than the fastest alternative on each
>>> architecture, I see no point in pursuing this.
> It makes the code faster when compiling with -fPIC, the question is only
> whether or in which cases the speedup is significant. I'm not sure what
> "alternatives" you're talking about.
> Code improvements are not the only benefit. Currently libavcodec.so
> exports 1100 symbols for use by external programs, most of which it
Is the resulting libs smaller when exporting less symbols and if so, how
much smaller ?
More information about the ffmpeg-devel