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Re: Skipping unexec via a big .elc file

From: Clément Pit--Claudel
Subject: Re: Skipping unexec via a big .elc file
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2016 09:28:37 -0500
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On 2016-12-16 02:54, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> From: Clément Pit--Claudel <address@hidden>
>> Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2016 17:07:50 -0500
>> On 2016-12-15 14:59, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>>> IMO, it would be interesting to see where this will take us, and what
>>> kind of performance could that produce.
>> This sounds like a good idea; I wonder how much it will break, though.  Many 
>> external packages don't (require) preloaded packages (some preloaded 
>> packages don't or used to not export a (provide), in fact), which may cause 
>> issues if these packages aren't preloaded anymore.
> Autoloading should fix that.  This idea won't work anyway without
> adding the relevant symbols to loaddefs.el.

Indeed; but then we need to autoload all functions in these files, right?
Also, does autoloading work for macros? And would there not be potential issues 
with variables and/or defcustoms? (I can't think of any)


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