|--==> "SJT" == Stephen J Turnbull <stephen(a)xemacs.org> writes:
SJT> First, did you reboot, then run cold and hot timings?
No. I suppose a fairer test would have been:
xemacs -kill && time xemacs -kill
SJT> Second, if not, were there other instances running?
SJT> Third, what is your platform?
,----[ uname -r ]
,----[ /proc/cpuinfo ]
| processor : 0
| vendor_id : AuthenticAMD
| cpu family : 5
| model : 8
| model name : AMD-K6(tm) 3D processor
| stepping : 12
| cpu MHz : 411.525
| cache size : 64 KB
| fdiv_bug : no
| hlt_bug : no
| f00f_bug : no
| coma_bug : no
| fpu : yes
| fpu_exception : yes
| cpuid level : 1
| wp : yes
| flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr mce cx8 pge mmx syscall 3dnow k6_mtrr
| bogomips : 811.00
,----[ from /proc/meminfo ]
| MemTotal: 78704 kB
SJT> Fourth, are you connected to the net (those times look to me
SJT> like you're blocking on a net look up
Yes, I have a 24/7 ADSL connection.
SJT> you wouldn't happen to have gnus stuff in your init.el)?
Yes, but that's not where the biggest slow down is. I'm getting
murdered in fonts and faces etc.
SJT> It really would help if you could give more information about
SJT> what's going on in your initialization here. Surely something
SJT> is horribly slow for you in 21.5, but unless you tell me I
SJT> won't know....
You can get to all my initialisation files, including Gnus, here:
The biggest slow down that I can see is in:
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