[PATCH v2 2/2] guile: Compile and install Scheme files
Thu Jul 24 09:28:00 GMT 2014
Pedro Alves <email@example.com> skribis:
> On 07/21/2014 03:33 PM, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
>> We install compiled files (1) as a convenience to the users, and (2)
>> to avoid auto-compilation messages during GDB startup.
> That makes me (a passerby reader) curious on what kind of convenience
> is that. :-) I mean, doesn't gdb/guile compile automatically the files
> if they're not already compiled ?
Yes it does. But it does it for each user. Having them installed
system-wide already avoids that (same as for .elc and the likes.)
Compiling them also allows the GDB hacker to see the compiler warnings,
which is nice too. :-)
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