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Re: [perl #121119] [PATCH] speed up miniperl @INC searching,buildcustomize

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Nicholas Clark
Date:
February 28, 2014 23:29
Subject:
Re: [perl #121119] [PATCH] speed up miniperl @INC searching,buildcustomize
Message ID:
20140228232941.GX22619@plum.flirble.org
On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 06:05:18PM +0000, Steve Hay wrote:
> On 28 February 2014 15:47, Nicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org> wrote:

> > On the subject of testing (that I can't) as George's smoker is unhappy again,
> > could someone on Win32 try out the branch smoke-me/nicholas/fake-pm_to_blib
> > and verify that it still builds on Win32? (I think that it should work)
> > It avoids the entire use of ExtUtils::MakeMaker and make for building about
> > 80 of the "simple" pure-perl modules, so it should speed things up.
> > Based on the experience of disabling PMCs, I hope that on Win32 it's quite a
> > bit faster.
> >
> 
> Yes, that builds and tests ok for me. And the build is visibly quicker
> too. I didn't compare timings, but I didn't need to to see that it's
> quicker -- always the best kind of speed-up! :-)

Cool. Thanks for testing.

Builds OK on VMS too. I have no idea if it was faster as I was out.

I'll merge it tomorrow when I'm competent again.

Nicholas Clark

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