[opus] Opus library build for decode only?

Amit Ashara ashara.amit at gmail.com
Thu May 12 17:02:15 UTC 2016

Hello Ross

I am using static library on an eclipse based compiler. The size of the decoder ( minus the file io) is approximately 100kb. The linker removed the unused code when the option is set. Should be the case on gcc as well 

Amit Ashara

> On May 12, 2016, at 11:29 AM, Ross Wille <opus at cornerbrick.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I would like a makefile or makefile option which excludes the encode source 
> code from the Opus build.
> The reason I want this is that I am developing an embedded application which 
> requires decoding Opus but not encoding.  A decode-only build should be 
> much smaller than a full Opus build, which is an important consideration 
> for resource-limited platforms.
> As someone pointed out on IRC, it's possible to link the application with 
> the static library and (using gcc tools) discard most of the unreferenced 
> object files.  However, the application needs to build cross platform (for 
> example, iOS and Android).
> If anyone has thoughts or has worked on this, could you please let me know?
> Thank you!
> -Ross
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