[FFmpeg-devel] Visibility implementation

Uoti Urpala uoti.urpala
Thu Jul 31 17:57:34 CEST 2008

On Wed, 2008-07-30 at 19:08 +0200, Benjamin Larsson wrote:
> Uoti Urpala wrote:
> > Code improvements are not the only benefit. Currently libavcodec.so
> > exports 1100 symbols for use by external programs, most of which it
> > shouldn't.
> Is the resulting libs smaller when exporting less symbols and if so, how
> much smaller ?

Most of the code can be called through other functions and so cannot be
omitted completely from the library. So size in bytes in not much
smaller, something like 1%.

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