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Re: New tool to reduce emacs start-up time on Linux

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: New tool to reduce emacs start-up time on Linux
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 22:36:53 -0400

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  > I'd never run emacs as root either. CRIU has to run as root, but the
  > processes it creates when restoring a snapshot are regular non-root
  > processes, just like the one that was checkpointed.

Based on this, Emacs could perhaps, in principle, use CRIU _when_ it
is installed in the system.  But CRIU can't replace the existing
undumping facility, since users must be able to build and dump Emacs
in their own directories too.

Dr Richard Stallman
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
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