[armedbear-devel] Fwd: [j-devel] Improving startup time: sanity check

Tobias C. Rittweiler tcr at freebits.de
Thu Oct 29 09:49:07 UTC 2009

Erik Huelsmann writes:

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> From: Alessio Stalla <alessiostalla at gmail.com>
> Date: Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 11:20 PM
> Subject: Re: [j-devel] Improving startup time: sanity check
> > This brought me to the conclusion that our startup process could be
> > much faster, if we decided to delay function object creation until the
> > function is actually used: we would eliminate the need to construct
> > function objects until they're used instead of creating them when
> > their siblings are requested to be loaded.

I haven't followed the actual issue, but the autoloading stuff makes
abcl-svn feel pretty unresponsive at times, for example when it has to
load in the actual pretty-printer code when trying to print a backtrace.

If you want to add more laziness please make it optional.


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