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Re: Loading souce Elisp faster

From: Glenn Morris
Subject: Re: Loading souce Elisp faster
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 17:47:04 -0500
User-agent: Gnus (www.gnus.org), GNU Emacs (www.gnu.org/software/emacs/)

Ivan Kanis wrote:

> February, 24 at 20:40 Stefan wrote:
>> It used to be the case that compiling one's .emacs was silly because it
>> provided no measurable speed difference.  But nowadays this is not true
>> any more: loading a source Elisp file is significantly slower because it
>> goes through load-with-code-conversion.
> Why don't you let the user decides if she needs to compile her .emacs?

(That's something of a non-sequitur...)

You're free to compile it if you like. I'm free to have an opinion about
whether it's worthwhile (and to write about it in the Emacs manual,
which I did 5 years ago.)

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