Subject: bug#2056: 23.0.60; Enabling flyspell degrades
On Jan 30, 2009, at 4:11 AM, Agustin Martin wrote:
On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 11:08:14AM -0800, Ian Eure wrote:
If you enable flyspell-mode in a buffer, Emacs gets slow. Not
unbearably slow, but there's a distinct lag when you type. It seems
get worse as the buffer gets larger.
Other people have noticed:
That points to a thread in emacs-devel list,
The behavior doesn't happen on Emacs 22.
Is the same problem described there? Does disabling the tool-bar
slowness disappear? Note that, after above threads, some
done on this at the end of November.
I'm not sure if it is or not. I don't notice any difference with the
toolbar enabled or disabled. I keep it disabled by default.
It happens with the NS port. I haven't tried GTK+ / Xaw. It doesn't
seem to happen if I run Emacs in a terminal. If I launch NS Emacs,
then connect to it with emacsclient, I still get the problem. It
happens whether the buffer is visible on the text frame, the GUI
frame, or both.
It occurs when flyspell-mode is enabled in any buffer. The major mode
It recently got mush worse, to the point where I must disable flyspell
in erc-mode to maintain my sanity. I suspect it was the 2009-03-14
commits to src/nsterm.m src/nsfont.m etc.