From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Tue Oct 9 14:32:26 EDT 2012

At Tue, 9 Oct 2012 18:00:14 +0000 (UTC), Dan Liebgold wrote:
> Now is there a way to archive the bytecode files in general (thinking .jar 
> files), and the standard collects in particular? Right now our app will stat 
> and load thousands of .zo files during it's normal operation. In performance 
> critical sections this is a lot of time wasted on file operations (often over 
> a network.)

There's nothing for that right now, although I did consider trying to
solve that problem while working on PLTCOMPILEDROOTS.

It still seems strange to me that we should implement our own
filesystem of some sort to get decent filesystem performance.

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