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Re: update on speedup project
>> This omits namespaces, which is weird and (IMO) not useful.
Roland> I wouldn't take this as an exhaustive normative explanation.
Roland> Rather, I'd infer from "fully qualified" that it means all the
Roland> qualifications a name can have in the language in question.
Roland> You can ask email@example.com for clarification.
Yeah, if I pursue this I will.
>> Now I am looking at something Apple implemented: defer reading of
>> shared library symbols until they are actually needed. I think this
>> may be a simpler way to achieve the same goal of speeding up "attach".
Roland> What does "actually needed" mean? Until the first by-name search?
Roland> (It's clear what it means when you're not doing any by-name searches.)
I was thinking something like: do not read symbols for an objfile
1. A by-name search reaches this objfile.
2. A by-address search needs partial symbols for this objfile.
This seems needed for backtraces.