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bug#14886: Fwd: bug#14886: Fwd: A significant slowdown calling font-lock


From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: bug#14886: Fwd: bug#14886: Fwd: A significant slowdown calling font-lock-fontify-buffer from a hook
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2013 08:53:44 +0200

On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 3:24 AM, Stefan Monnier
<address@hidden> wrote:

> I don't see why any of those 3 functions shouldn't be called from
> a hook, tho.

Well, it's not that you *must* not call it from a hook, is that if you
call it when starting Emacs, you can have an unacceptable delay. No
one on his/her sane mind wants to wait a long time (almost one minute
in my current setup) to open a file that could be opened in less than
1s.

though

> Silent errors are bugs.  Please try and find what happens with
> the error message.

I think that's more like Alan's ballpark.

   J





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