[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] build: make out-of-tree builds bit-identical to in-tree builds

Andreas Cadhalpun andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com
Fri Jan 22 00:33:15 CET 2016

On 16.01.2016 02:29, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 28, 2015 at 10:12:56PM +0100, Andreas Cadhalpun wrote:
>> Previously the full source path was embedded inconsistently in the debug
>> information between in-tree/out-of-tree builds.
>> The 'vpath %.inc' becomes necessary for finding
>> libavfilter/all_channel_layouts.inc in out-of-tree builds.
>> The full source path is still embedded in the debug information, but
>> it's now independent of whether building in-tree or out-of-tree.
>> The biggest improvement of this patch is that gdb now always searches
>> for the path relative to the source directory. It still also searches
>> for the full path.
>> Previously it searched only for the full path in out-of-tree builds,
>> making the debug information generated by Debian's buildds rather hard
>> to use.
> i am in favor of this being fixed, and the patch seems to work here
> iam no makefile expert though ...

As there were no other comments, I took this as an OK and pushed
the patch.

Our FATE clients should be able to test this more thoroughly than I
can, anyway.

Best regards,

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