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Re: To Byte Compile or not Byte Compile...that is the question


From: Klaus Berndl
Subject: Re: To Byte Compile or not Byte Compile...that is the question
Date: 26 Sep 2002 09:51:04 +0200
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On Wed, 25 Sep 2002, Barry Margolin wrote:

>  In article <address@hidden>,
>  Javier Oviedo <address@hidden> wrote:
> >I have a relatively small site-lisp directory, holding about 20 files.
> >
> >Does Byte compiling those files improve performance in any noticeable way?
>  
>  The number of files is irrelevant, what matters is how often the functions
>  they define are used, and how big those functions are.
>  
>  Byte compiling generally can't hurt, it can only help, so there's little
>  reason *not* to compile them.  The only excuse I can think of would be that
>  you might forget to recompile after making a change, so users would
>  continue to load the old version.

This can be avoided by adding a mechanism which automatically byte-compiles an
elisp-file after saving.

Ciao
Klaus

>  

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