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Re: Suppressing native compilation (short and long term)

From: Sean Whitton
Subject: Re: Suppressing native compilation (short and long term)
Date: Sun, 02 Oct 2022 16:58:34 -0700
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On Sun 02 Oct 2022 at 07:11PM +03, Eli Zaretskii wrote:

> I submit that those reasons were most probably derived from a broken
> analogy with the *.elc files and with byte-compilation in general.
> Not from actual usage experience.  Native compilation looks
> deceptively similar to byte compilation, but it isn't.  So if
> producing the *.eln files seems to contradict some Debian rules and
> procedures, my suggestion is to talk to the upstream project, before
> inventing solutions, because of 2 considerations:
>   . the problems may not be real ones, only perceived ones
>   . the upstream codebase might already provide solutions

The battery usage thing is real, from my own user experience.

I have to remember not to unplug my laptop until the load indicator in
my status bar has dropped back down, else the battery won't last as long
as I expect it to.

Sean Whitton

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