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Re: When should ralloc.c be used? (WAS: bug#24358)

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: When should ralloc.c be used? (WAS: bug#24358)
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:21:34 +0300

> From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 22:40:01 -0400
> Cc: address@hidden
>   > My impression is that most such initializations are so small and fast 
>   > that we needn't worry about saving and restoring their state. We can 
>   > simply redo the initialization when Emacs starts up again - this will be 
>   > the default behavior if we leave the temacs initialization code alone, 
>   > which means we'd get this for very little maintenance effort. 
> It could be so, but someone will have to try it.

We already have a CANNOT_DUMP configuration, which does precisely
that, used by some systems, so this code is in reasonably good shape.
It's just a question of make it fast enough.

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