[FFmpeg-devel] how to build ffmpeg with -O0 instead of -O1

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 21 13:57:03 CET 2016

On Mon, 21 Mar 2016 20:37:25 +0800 (CST)
qw  <applemax82 at 163.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I want to build ffmpeg without optimization options, which means compiling flags uses O0 instead of O1-O3. I use the following command to build ffmpeg, where O1 is used in config.mak.
> ./configure --enable-debug --disable-optimizations ......
> I want to disable all optimization options to debug ffmpeg/ffmpeg_g program. If I change optimization options in config.mak, i.e. using O0 instead of O1, there will be some error messages during the building process:
> libavutil/libavutil.a(cpu.o): In function `av_get_cpu_flags':
> /export/qiang/sourceCode/ffmpeg-2.8.3/libavutil/cpu.c:82: undefined reference to `ff_get_cpu_flags_aarch64'
> /export/qiang/sourceCode/ffmpeg-2.8.3/libavutil/cpu.c:84: undefined reference to `ff_get_cpu_flags_arm'
> /export/qiang/sourceCode/ffmpeg-2.8.3/libavutil/cpu.c:86: undefined reference to `ff_get_cpu_flags_ppc'
> How to build ffmpeg with O0 option?
> B.R.

FFmpeg can't be built without optimizations. It relies on trivial dead
code elimination to make the code "simpler". So it will do things like

if (SOMETHING) arch_specific_symbol();

And rely that arch_specific_symbol is not referenced on platforms where

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