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Re: Elisp native profiler

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Elisp native profiler
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2012 15:19:49 +0200

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2012 08:55:48 -0400
> > If not, the adaptation of itimers to MS-Windows can wait.  Otherwise,
> > it doesn't make sense to me to have an interim release with an
> > important new feature that is not supported on MS-Windows.
> It's mostly useful for Elisp package authors.  Most of those packages
> are platform agnostic, so it's not that serious if you need to find
> a GNU/Linux system in order to do the profiling.
> You can even ask some other GNU/Linux user to do the profiling for you
> and send you the result.
> So, I don't see any reason why we should prevent GNU/Linux users from
> enjoying this feature in 24.3.

I didn't say we should prevent users of other platforms from enjoying
this feature.  But if this will be in 24.3, someone, probably myself,
will need to add the missing pieces to get it working on Windows.

IOW, I was asking for information necessary to plan my time.

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