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Re: How to speed up ido?

From: Seweryn Kokot
Subject: Re: How to speed up ido?
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2009 13:48:38 +0100
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Andreas Politz <address@hidden> writes:

> senny wrote:
>> Hey there
>> I wrote a function to open any file in my project using ido. The
>> Problem is, that the project has a lot of files and a deeply nested
>> directory structure. When i then complete the file name in ido using
>> fuzzy-matching it is extremely slow and unusable. Is there a way to
>> increase the speed of ido? or should i take another approach to this
>> problem? I am currently using the method "ido-completing-read".
>> regards,
>> Senny
> A while ago I wrote a mode called ido-hacks. As the name
> suggests it contains a couple of more or less dirty
> modifications to ido, among them :
> * faster display of prospect (streamlined one loop)
> * caching of already computed flex-matches
> * use ido for every completing-read call
> If you're interested I could mail/post it and you could maybe
> extract the optimization parts (It's one advice and one redefinition.)
> Btw, I am using it all the time.
> -ap

Could you please send it here? I think there are more people
interested in it!

Thanks in advance.

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