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Re: Why is Elisp slow?

From: Garreau, Alexandre
Subject: Re: Why is Elisp slow?
Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2018 01:53:59 +0200
User-agent: Gnus (5.13), GNU Emacs 25.1.1 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

elisp is mostly interpreted (contrarily to C which is always compiled to
native code, so directly executed by the CPU) and very very dynamic
afaik, not that much optimized at byte-compilation afaiu from what I
observed, and I guess not that much optimized from the VM point of view…

Also aren’t you talking about the tool you’re asking about the, I think,
previously mentioned profiling features of elisp? Like mentioned in
(info "(elisp) Profiling") (you do `M-x profiler-start' to start and
then after a while `M-x profiler-report' to get the relevant

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