[plt-scheme] Load times

From: Noel Welsh (noelwelsh at gmail.com)
Date: Thu Sep 18 15:57:55 EDT 2008

mzc -k your-main-file.ss

You will see a dramatic difference in load time, as MzScheme can read
bytecode MUCH faster than it can read and compile Scheme source.


On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 8:42 PM, Corey Sweeney <corey.sweeney at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been experiencing worse and worse load times, as I write more and
> more libraries.  Many of my programs are supposed to run for a second,
> then quit, so the load times are significant.  I've been running some
> compilation and modularization expirments, and havn't had much luck.
> If I understand correctly, compiling with "mzc" does not make a
> "static" binary, so when the code is run, all the functions that in
> the libraries that aren't used by the application are still loaded.
> Are there any recomendations for reducing load times?  Is there any
> way to strip out unused functions?
> Corey

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