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Speed up loading of devtools #830

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krlmlr commented Jun 1, 2015

Avoid loading methods package and other heavy dependencies by default.

Loading time: Currently about 1 second, with this pull request: 0.2 seconds.

Git functionality (head method) and devtools:::r_release() still work correctly from Rscript.

krlmlr pushed a commit to krlmlr/devtools that referenced this pull request Jun 4, 2015

Kirill Müller

hadley added a commit that referenced this pull request Jun 5, 2015

Merge pull request #830 from krlmlr/fast-load
Speed up loading of devtools

@hadley hadley merged commit 98be9c3 into r-lib:master Jun 5, 2015

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hadley commented Jun 5, 2015

Thanks! The timings were a bit different for me - 0.4s before, and 0.07 after.

@krlmlr krlmlr deleted the krlmlr:fast-load branch Jun 5, 2015

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work around bogus NOTE #835

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