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Re: [perl #8860] [not RESOLVED] .pmc extension not documented in require

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Arthur Bergman
May 12, 2003 01:37
Re: [perl #8860] [not RESOLVED] .pmc extension not documented in require
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On måndag, maj 12, 2003, at 09:43 Europe/Stockholm, Nick Ing-Simmons 

> So long as the name of the define and the sense of the #ifn?def
> make sense.
>> So the functionality is here unless we want to build a perl tailored
>> for compilation speed (CGI applications come to mind.)
> For various devious reasons related to selecting versions of modules
> I often have lots of things in @INC - the extra (futile) attempts to
> open .pmc slows things down even more.
>> Or do we really want to kill .pmc files ? That somehow implies
>> some lack of support for B::Bytecode. (not untrue.)
> Until bytecode loads faster than or is smaller than the .pm file I 
> fail to
> see the point in it. It does not even hide much now that Deparse is so 
> good.
Why hide it?

I say keep it so people are encouraged to work on ByteCode or perhaps 
remove it and put it on the todo that ByteCodeloader should be 
implemented as a coderef in INC


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