[vlc-devel] [PATCH] contrib: vpx: remove strip step and fix debug symbols

Alexandre Janniaux ajanni at videolabs.io
Thu Apr 30 11:39:14 CEST 2020

Without CONFIG_DEBUG set, libvpx is calling `$(STRIP) --strip-debug`
on the final library and removes the debug symbols from it. With the
variable set, it becomes a simple copy operation.

In addition, debug symbols should be enabled for all builds since we
strip in the end, so as to have the debug symbols in a separate file
when doing releases. In case we build with optimization, remove the
 contrib/src/vpx/rules.mak | 13 +++++++++----
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/contrib/src/vpx/rules.mak b/contrib/src/vpx/rules.mak
index 439ee6ad372..04d4e6f0a5c 100644
--- a/contrib/src/vpx/rules.mak
+++ b/contrib/src/vpx/rules.mak
@@ -144,10 +144,15 @@ ifneq ($(filter i386 x86_64,$(ARCH)),)
 VPX_CONF += --disable-mmx
-VPX_CONF += --enable-debug --disable-optimizations
+VPX_CONF += -disable-optimizations
+# Always enable debug symbols, we strip in the final executables if needed
+VPX_CONF += --enable-debug
 # Starting NDK19, standalone toolchains are deprecated and gcc is not shipped.
 # The presence of gcc can be used to detect if we are using an old standalone
@@ -162,7 +167,7 @@ endif
 	rm -rf $(PREFIX)/include/vpx
 	cd $< && LDFLAGS="$(VPX_LDFLAGS)" CROSS=$(VPX_CROSS) $(VPX_HOSTVARS) ./configure --target=$(VPX_TARGET) \
 		$(VPX_CONF) --prefix=$(PREFIX)
-	cd $< && $(MAKE)
+	cd $< && CONFIG_DEBUG=1 $(MAKE)
 	$(call pkg_static,"vpx.pc")
-	cd $< && $(MAKE) install
+	cd $< && CONFIG_DEBUG=1 $(MAKE) install
 	touch $@

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