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bug#9717: emacs hanging in windows 7


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#9717: emacs hanging in windows 7
Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2014 10:11:48 +0300

> Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:09:59 -0700
> From: Alan Anderson-Priddy <address@hidden>
> 
> 24.3; emacs hangs under windows 7

This is too general.  I use Emacs 24.3 on Windows 7 for many months,
and never saw anything like what you describe.

> In Windows 7, Emacs hangs for 4 to 10 seconds every few minutes. Tried
> emacs and runemacs from the Windows GUI via mouse clicks.
> 
> Then from the cmd tried them again.
> Then tried emacs -Q and runemacs -Q from cmd.

Did "emacs -Q" exhibit the same behavior?

> Tried downloading Cygwin and then emacs from inside Cygwin.
> Haven't had any problems from in Cygwin in the same version, 24.3.1.
> 
> This is a work machine and have only had it for a few days, so I am not
> entitled to full freedom/control over it and it is possible something is
> wrong with the machine (well, don't get me started =D ). Happy to try other
> options.
> 
> Definitely don't have this issue anywhere else (such as Trisquel).
> Definitely seems to be Windows related.

If it's Windows related, how come it doesn't happen to me, or anyone
else who use that same version on Windows 7?

Do you have networked drives?  Do you have a Net Logon service enabled
on those machines?  If you set garbage-collection-messages non-nil, do
you see a message in the echo area announcing GC when these hangs
happen?





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