Emacs, very slow startup...

Andrea Giuliano a.giuliano at iccu.sbn.it
Tue Oct 25 11:27:07 UTC 2005

It happens with XML files, but also with some very short and simple 
config files in /etc, and even with my ~/.forward file (a single line).

Christoph Bier wrote:
> Andrea Giuliano schrieb am 24.10.2005 10:31:
>>Since I upgraded from Hoary to Breezy, I always have to wait several 
>>seconds until Emacs shows the file I want to open. With Hoary, the delay 
>>was rather shorter.
>>More precisely, the Emacs window pops up immediately, but just with menu 
>>and scrollbar.
>>After about five second, the window is resized (because I chose a font 
>>size different from the default), but it still remains empty (I mean, 
>>completely empty, just a white background, even no cursor).
>>After five more seconds, the file is finally showed.
> I can not reproduce this. Which mode is used for this file? Or does
> it occur with every file and different modi?
> [...]
> Regards,
>     Christoph

Andrea Giuliano, Ph. D.
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