[Ffmpeg-devel] [patch] gcc4 visibility support

Mike Melanson mike
Fri Jun 2 18:22:23 CEST 2006

Luca Barbato wrote:
> Diego Petten? started adding support for gcc visibility on every
> application he could touch, including ffmpeg.
> Looks ok and helped already to find application playing with private
> symbols. (should also trim a bit the binary size)

Could you explain this a bit? What is meant by "gcc visibility"? A 
cursory review of the patch seems to indicate that public symbols in the 
C files are now qualified with the keyword EXPORTED. What's this all 
about? I haven't heard of this before.

	-Mike Melanson

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