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Re: Initialization customization not being saved : solved !

From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: Re: Initialization customization not being saved : solved !
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2008 21:40:56 +0200

On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 7:34 PM, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:

>  Why would you ever want to byte-compile your .emacs file?
>  If it's really large and with functions that use loops and macros and
>  can hence benefit from byte-compiling

It is. Not *very* large, but about 1.500 non-comment, non-empty lines.

> then you should move that part out to another file.

Why? All this is loaded unconditionally. Why manage two or more files,
when one is fine?

As I've shown, I have code to detect a stale init.elc and
automatically recompile it, so there's no problem whatsoever with
having it all in one file. That's my preferred setup. If Emacs
suddenly refused to load .emacs.elc/init.elc, that would be extremely


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