[FFmpeg-devel] assertions disabled for most files
Thu Sep 30 13:31:18 CEST 2010
I tried several configurations, but assertions seem to be always
disabled for most files. I checked out trunk, revision 25266, and
I tried ./configure --disable-asm --disable-optimizations and also with
--enable-debug=0 till 3. Assertions are always disabled for most files.
Is this known or intended? I did not find anything about it.
It seems that most files are affected, except the files directly in trunk.
So e.g. libavutil/utils.c is compiled with assertions disabled, but
ffplay.c is compiled with assertions enabled.
The problem originates in libavutil/internal.h, line 29 and following:
#if !defined(DEBUG) && !defined(NDEBUG)
# define NDEBUG
So it defaults to defining NDEBUG, if neither DEBUG nor NDEBUG is
defined, which disables the assert macro.
Configuring with --extra-cflags=-DDEBUG enables assertions globally for
me, however I think it should be implied by --disable-optimizations or
another configure flag. Is there a more official way to archive this?
I'm on Scientific Linux 5, should be compatible to RHEL 5.0, but a
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