Re: GConverter commited

On Tue, 2009-11-24 at 11:43 +0100, Christian Dywan wrote:

> > However, in this particular case if we had the plugin system cache i
> > wouldn't mind having a basic uncompression GConverter that used magic
> > sniffing and modules for extending to new forms of compression.
> I have to wonder how significant the overhead can be, if you consider
> the huge amount of modules in GVfs which come in one big package. ;)

Most apps use those, so its a bit different. However, you're right that
there is already a lot of modules. Modules are not loaded to the global
namespace so are less problematic than direct linking, but its still got
a startup cost.

So, getting a module cache would be really nice.

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