[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] configure: reserve a register for gcc before 5 on x86_32 with PIE

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Sun Nov 20 14:50:46 EET 2016

2016-11-20 13:46 GMT+01:00 Nicolas George <george at nsup.org>:
> Le decadi 30 brumaire, an CCXXV, Carl Eugen Hoyos a écrit :
>> Is --disable-stripping really useful? Doesn't it only add symbols to
>> yasm-generated
>> files that cannot be read by gdb?
>> (Sorry if I misremember)
> Stripping means removing the static symbol tables from all libraries and
> binaries. It also removes all debug information at the same time by
> default.

Of course.

My point is that without "--disable-stripping", the libraries are still
not stripped except for the additional yasm symbols that no
debugger can read (iiuc).

Carl Eugen

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