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GitHub VS extension is loaded for all C# apps #1799
(Writing from VS platform team)
GitHub extension reads in 2.5 MB off of disk when I create a basic C# app (with just an empty Main method) that doesn't use GitHub. This is with a full install of Visual Studio 15.8 Preview 3.0 (all workloads/packages installed). Disk access especially during solution load can be costly. Therefore, it should be avoided if the project doesn't use a feature. For more information please see this page.
Below, please find the breakdown by DLL:
Please do not hesitate to let us know if any further information is needed.
referenced this issue
Jul 25, 2018
Thanks for letting us know. We do try to be good Visual Studio citizens, but it's easy for things to get out of hand. I'm tackling this issue here #1802.
You can find the .vsix from this PR here:
If you were up for confirming this fix, that would be much appreciated!
We're using MEF margin providers so we can't eliminate the assembly loads entirely, but we can make it a lot better (see the PR/