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Re: fp-info-cache question


Is there a reason why this file is even part of the project directory? I kind of assume it holds the info of all footprints. (If i am misinformed about that then ignore my inquiry.) Meaning for most users will most likely be mostly system libs that can easily change while one does not work on the project for a longer time. Might it be better to have a global cache for the global libs and a local one for the local ones?

On 23/07/19 01:03, Seth Hillbrand wrote:
Hi Folks,

Odd question here but why do we have fp-info-cache?  Was there a bug
report for these or just speed improvements?

On my system, it is the difference between 1 second vs. 3 seconds during
the first footprint list load (full standard + personal libraries).
Does it make a bigger difference on other systems?  I assume so but I
was wondering if we have some data here?

I'd like to make storing it an option.  I've been working on templates
recently and keep needing to delete the extra files from the directory
(caches should not be valid for templates).


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