[Maxima] share search, was: Maxima stats huge numbers of files at startup?
robert.dodier at gmail.com
Fri Dec 11 01:01:32 CST 2009
On 12/10/09, Harald Geyer <harald at lefant.net> wrote:
> However I can confirm that maxima stats each file below
> maxima/5.19.2/share/ recursively ...
> I can imagine that this causes problems on slow filesystems.
> I guess this behaviour is caused by the patch that allows maxima
> to construct it's search path for share-packages at runtime.
> Not sure what would be a solution that caters for everyone...
Well, maybe the list can be constructed automatically
just once when Maxima is built.
Did we consider that before? I don't remember.
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