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bug#14776: 24.3.50; [PATCH] parse-time-string performance

From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#14776: 24.3.50; [PATCH] parse-time-string performance
Date: Thu, 04 Jul 2013 20:41:33 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.130008 (Ma Gnus v0.8) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Andreas Politz <address@hidden> writes:

> I should have tested this with -Q.  The reason is a customized
> gc-cons-percentage (0.2) and gc-cons-threshold (67108864).  Using the
> default values shows almost no difference anymore in gnus, i.e. both
> versions (stock and patched) need around ~10s.
> I suppose there are various lessons to learn from this endeavour.


But this reminds me: Why are we parsing data strings in Emacs Lisp at
all?  Doesn't libc (or gnulib) have date parsing functions?

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