[FFmpeg-devel] Suggested fix for: Linker error when using libavcodec.a within shared library on ARM plattform
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Thu Feb 12 15:20:13 CET 2015
>Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> schrieb am 13:01 Donnerstag, 12.Februar 2015:
>On Thu, Feb 12, 2015 at 10:56:58AM +0000, Andreas Haupt wrote:
>> I found an issue when linking against the ffmpeg libavcodec.a static libary on armhf which can probably consider to be a bug.
>> Summary of the bug:
>> When I try to build a shared library in which I include libavcodec.a I receive the following linker error (on ARM plattform - banana pi board).
>> Affected versions of ffmpeg are at least 2.5.3 and git-master, affected plattform is armhf (linux).
>> Error message from linker:
>> /home/hpt/ffmpeg/arm_gcc/2.5.3/lib/static/libavcodec.a(videodsp_armv5te.o): In function `ff_prefetch_arm':
>> /root/build_ffmpeg/ffmpeg/libavcodec/arm/videodsp_armv5te.S:29:(.text+0x8): relocation truncated to fit: R_ARM_THM_JUMP19 against symbol `ff_prefetch_arm' defined in .text section in /home/hpt/ffmpeg/arm_gcc/2.5.3/lib/static/libavcodec.a(videodsp_armv5te.o)
>> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
>> How to reproduce:
>> Use the attached cpp file to build a shared object library on arm.
>> When I try to create the shared object library I get the linker error from above. I used the following command to create the shared object library:
>> % g++ -shared -D__STDC_CONSTANT_MACROS -o test.so -I/home/hpt/ffmpeg/arm_gcc/2.5.3/include/ sample_cpp_file_for_bug_reproduction.cpp /home/hpt/ffmpeg/arm_gcc/2.5.3/lib/static/libavcodec.a
>> There seems to be some problem in the libavcodec/arm/videodsp_armv5te.S assembler file. In that file the label 'ff_prefetch_arm' (line 25) is exported and further down used by a conditional near jump (line 29). The near jump cannot be done if the label is exported within a shared object library. That's at least the explanation I found for myself.
>> I used the attached (untested) patch to fix the linker error from above. As far as I can see this patch should fix the problem without any side effects. At least it fixes the linker error I get.
>does this work too: ?
>diff --git a/libavcodec/arm/videodsp_armv5te.S b/libavcodec/arm/videodsp_armv5te.S
>index 55bcce5..aff1161 100644
>@@ -23,9 +23,10 @@
>function ff_prefetch_arm, export=1
> subs r2, r2, #1
> pld [r0]
> add r0, r0, r1
>- bne X(ff_prefetch_arm)
>+ bne 1b
> bx lr
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Yes, the diff you suggested does work. (They don't produce the earlier linker error.)
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