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Re: update-subdirs and lisp/term

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: update-subdirs and lisp/term
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 08:36:31 +0200

> From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden, address@hidden
> Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2009 23:43:41 -0400
>     > Because files in lisp/term are always loaded with the term/ prefix.
>     Thanks.  But why is that a good idea?  A remnant from past, perhaps,
>     when lisp/term held only terminal-specific files?
> Omitting this directory speeds up searches for other files.

This might have been a good reason back when term/ was the only
subdirectory in lisp/ (Emacs 19.x).  But nowadays we have 21
subdirectories besides term/ (and soon we will have 5 more).  Does a
single directory really make a difference?

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