[TUHS] Emacs and undump

Mantas Mikulėnas grawity at gmail.com
Mon Feb 27 05:28:25 AEST 2017

On Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 9:16 PM, David <david at kdbarto.org> wrote:

> I ported GNU Emacs to the Celerity product line mostly because most of the
> programmers there wanted it over vi. Not me, I’m a vi guy.
> I remember that GNU Emacs launched the first time and then dumped itself
> out as a core file. Each subsequent launch would then ‘undump’ itself back
> into memory. All this because launching emacs the first time required
> compiling all that lisp code.

It still does that, doesn't it?


Mantas Mikulėnas <grawity at gmail.com>
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