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bug#22307: wildcards dir-locals causes significant build slow-down in so
bug#22307: wildcards dir-locals causes significant build slow-down in some cases
Sat, 02 Sep 2017 21:10:26 -0400
Gnus (www.gnus.org), GNU Emacs (www.gnu.org/software/emacs/)
Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> Having read that thread, and given the one and a half years since the
> original report, this doesn't look like a problem that should block
> the release of Emacs 26.1.
It was already reverted from the previous release branch because it
wasn't considered suitable for a release. Personally I think allowing
two dir-locals (as it is now) is just not a good idea; and it's not just
me, eg http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2016-01/msg01581.html
Anyway, the plan was to improve it for 26:
We can also just revert it from the release branch for the moment,
and postpone it until emacs 26 while we settle on a preferred
Nothing's happened since then AFAIK.
But I don't have anything else to say on the issue.