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Re: Elisp native profiler

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Elisp native profiler
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2012 18:12:50 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.2.50 (gnu/linux)

>> >   Lisp Backtrace:
>> >   "Automatic Redisplay" (0x1649638)
>> > What is this "Automatic Redisplay" about?
>> It's an entry for the function redisplay_internal.
> Why not write redisplay_internal, then?

Because the names that appear there are supposed to be Elisp names, not
C names.  Maybe we could use a convention like "C redisplay_internal"
or "redisplay_internal (C)"?

> And, btw, redisplay_internal is not always called "automatically", it
> is sometimes triggered by very specific events.

To the Elisp programmer, it's largely automatic in general.


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