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Re: M-x magit-status freezes emacs


From: John Mastro
Subject: Re: M-x magit-status freezes emacs
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:47:51 -0800

Krishnakant <address@hidden> wrote:
> I have barely started to program using emacs in Python and this major
> issue has come up.
>
> For now though, I use the shell and do all my git stuff.
>
> But when in a repository I type M-x magit-status the entire Emacs
> hangs.
>
> I can surely press C-g to get back on track but I am not able to use
> magit.
>
> I researched a bit and found that there is some issue with Emacs 24.5
> with magit.
>
> But I am not getting any complete solution to fix this.
>
> Can any one help?

I don't think I ever ran into this, but Magit has an FAQ entry[1] that
points to a bug[2] that seems to say the issue is related to Tramp and
that you can work around it with this:

(setq tramp-ssh-controlmaster-options "")

[1]: 
https://magit.vc/manual/magit/Emacs-245-hangs-when-loading-Magit.html#Emacs-245-hangs-when-loading-Magit
[2]: https://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=20015

Hope that helps

        John



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