help-gnu-emacs
[Top][All Lists]
Advanced

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: emacs suspension


From: Michelle Roderick
Subject: Re: emacs suspension
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 10:47:33 -0700

"Stefan Monnier" <address@hidden> wrote in message
news:address@hidden
> > I changed my buffer size to:
>
> > (setq font-lock-maximum-size 524288)
>
> That does not change the buffer size.  What gave you the impression that
> your problem is related to font-lock?  Does the problem disappear if
> font-lock is turned off?
>

I didn't know why emacs was taking so long to load this file and also it was
suspending (the problem I'm currently inquiring about).  So I did a search
on emacs and fontifying.  It looks like emacs is fontifying this file which
is a perl script.  The search mentioned increasing this font-lock parameter
to handle larger files sizes.  I didn't know if this would or was suppose to
help with the suspension problem.  Thus is why I brough it up here.

> > and it still locks up.  Has anybody had this problem???
>
> It could simply be hitting a bad regexp that has an exponential behavior.
> Setting debug-on-quit to t and hitting C-g during the hang might help
> figure out what's going on.
>

I will try to play with the debug.  Also the next time it suspends I'll just
post the results of the "top" command.  Hopefully this will provide more
information.

Michelle





reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]