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Re: CVS directories in completion-ignored-extensions

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: CVS directories in completion-ignored-extensions
Date: 06 Jan 2004 10:54:27 +0900

Kenichi Handa <address@hidden> writes:
> I remember one feature implemented only in the old mule.  That is
> `regexp-compile'.  It compiles a regular expression and returns a
> special object that represent the result of compilation, and the
> object can be given to any function that accept a regular expression.

Does it really help?  I think the current emacs caches compiled regexps,
which I expect should achieve a similar speedup without any interface
change (if typical regexp usage is as I imagine it is, with a fairly
small number of regexps accounting for most of the usage).

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