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sperber at deinprogramm.de
Thu Oct 13 05:55:35 EDT 2011
"Stephen J. Turnbull" <stephen at xemacs.org> writes:
> Michael Sperber writes:
> > > Also, it would be nice if the stat'ing of the load-path could be
> > > optimized further (David Kastrup offered a couple of ideas way back
> > > when).
> > Do you have a pointer? Back then, I did quite a bit of work on that
> > aspect, and I couldn't any way to do with less.
> Not offhand, I'll try to dig it up.
> IIRC, the main idea was to have an enhanced auto-autoloads in
> .../xemacs-packages that would serve to fix up load-path as well, thus
> avoiding all the stat'ing down into the tree.
We discussed caching the load-path way back; I really dislike that idea,
and see even more bug reports coming because that cache is out of
synch. Is there really still that much of a problem?
Cheers =8-} Mike
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