[PATCH v2 2/2] guile: Compile and install Scheme files
Thu Jul 24 15:41:00 GMT 2014
On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 1:25 AM, Ludovic Courtès <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 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. :-)
I'll add comments on these to the patch.
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