[gst-devel] gstreamer in embedded system

David Schleef ds at schleef.org
Mon Nov 28 14:01:02 CET 2005

On Fri, Nov 25, 2005 at 04:23:47PM +0800, Zhong diqing wrote:
> Hi All,
> I want to enable GStreamer in a Set-Top Box.
> According to the information on the Gstreamer website, the size of the core
> library is about 150KB. I compiled (just use ./configure make and make 
> install) it, but find  many stuffs like libgstreamer.so are big. Since I 
> only need to run GStreamer app on Set-Top Box, how can I build a minimal 
> GStreamer just for runtime use? what libraries in GStreamer is needed? Any 
> HOWTO doc avaliable?

You should use the configure options --disable-nls and
--disable-gst-debug, and include -DG_DISABLE_CHECKS in your
CFLAGS.  This should give a libgstreamer .so that is around
1 MB (the 150 kB number is wrong).


David Schleef
Big Kitten LLC (http://www.bigkitten.com/) -- data acquisition on Linux

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