[gst-devel] Small core library size

Vinay Krishnamurthy vinay.kmurthy at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 14:20:59 CEST 2007


check the mail below.

Vinay K.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Christian F.K. Schaller <christian at fluendo.com>
Date: Nov 24, 2006 10:44 PM
Subject: Re: [gst-devel] Gstreamer core library size
To: "Kumar, Pawan" <kpawan at gmail.com>
Cc: gstreamer-devel at lists.sourceforge.net

The 150Kb is wrong, the webpage hasn't been updated in a long time and
the size of the core library have increased since then. You can get it
down to around 300Kb I think by disabling various features using


On Fri, 2006-11-24 at 22:33 +0530, Kumar, Pawan wrote:
> Hi,
> In the Gstreamer features It is mentioned that Gstreamer core library
> size is less than 150Kb. When I computed the size I find it approx 600
> Kb. I have the built the Gstreamer core library in release mode.
> Can anyone tell me  what utility to use  to measure the memory
> footprints of Gstreamer core library ?
> How this 150Kb is getting calculated ?
> Best Regards,
> Pawan

On 4/25/07, Neeraj Agrawal <neeraj.agrawal at celunite.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> Pls let me know if the data/figures mentioned at
> http://gstreamer.freedesktop.org/features/ are old (may be very
> old).....Please read :-
> "Small core library of less than 150KB, about 10 K lines of code"
> As after installing gstreamer core as shared library (disabling all
> debug and other options from configuration file) we are getting
> libgstreamer-0.10.so of about 600KB.....not to mention of other shared
> libraries that got installed like libgstcoreelements.so,
> libgstcoreindexers.so, libgstbase-0.10.so etc.
> May be my understanding of "core library" is not correct. Can any one
> clarify how to get 150KB size?
> Rgds
> Neeraj
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