Is there any configuration or package, which can make Org-mode checks the modified time of all #+RESULTS' files before export (maybe auto add a #+MODTIME for comparing I guess), then decide if a code block needed to be re-evaluate?

An Org file with a lot of gnuplot code blocks makes exporting very, very time-consuming...

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    Consider using the :cache yes header argument to avoid needlessly repeating expensive computations. (Let me know if I should convert this into an answer.) Jan 8, 2015 at 18:31
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    Do you think that adding a ":cache yes" entry to a block sufficient for this use case? Jan 8, 2015 at 19:18
  • @HowardAbrams: your post was more of a comment, so I moved it as such.
    – Dan
    Jan 8, 2015 at 19:35
  • @Constantine Thanks, problem fixed! Why not convert your comment into answer?
    – kuanyui
    Jan 10, 2015 at 10:53


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