[drupal-devel] performance improvements - avoiding big unserialize()

Bertrand Mansion bmansion at mamasam.com
Fri Oct 21 17:45:22 UTC 2005

Konstantin Käfer wrote:

>why don't we use the var_export() function [1] and save the settings to 
>a regular file? And for versions prior to PHP 4.2.0 we could write a 
>workaround function - at least it seams pretty simple to implement.
>Konstantin Käfer
>[1]: http://php.net/manual/en/function.var-export.php

Looks like a much better solution than using APC (for portability reasons) or
serialization (for performance reasons).
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