[Rubygems-developers] Status of disabling plugins except for command line?
luislavena at gmail.com
Wed Dec 22 13:52:39 EST 2010
On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 3:41 PM, Charles Oliver Nutter
<headius at headius.com> wrote:
> Hey all!
> I wanted to see if there's been any progress getting plugins to load
> only when using the 'gem' command. Currently, because they're loaded
> at the bottom of rubygems.rb, every app that needs rubygems incurs a
> massive startup hit to scan for plugins in all installed gems. On
> JRuby, on my system with 500+ gems installed, this takes several
> I have been recommending that users sensitive to this startup hit
> comment out that code or move it to gem_runner.rb, which gets loaded
> directly from the gem command.
> I talked with James Tucker about the status, and he said I should
> check here. He also said he thought this move had been attempted, but
> that it broke something else.
> We're hoping to ship JRuby 1.6 RCs in the next couple weeks, and it
> would be really great if we could include some fix for the plugin
> startup hit.
> So, what's up?
This is the ticket:
And the code done by James Tucker (raggi) was never merged back to
Perfection in design is achieved not when there is nothing more to add,
but rather when there is nothing more to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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