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Re: setting an optimal value of gc-cons-threshold

From: Leo
Subject: Re: setting an optimal value of gc-cons-threshold
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2007 09:10:43 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 Emacs 23 (20070531) MULE/6.0 (HANACHIRUSATO) Fedora 7 (gnu/linux)

----- Stefan Monnier (2007-06-10) wrote:-----

>> I found quite a few people in their .emacs setting gc-cons-threshold to
>> a different value than the default 400000.
>> I wonder if there is a guidance for setting this value.
> Better not touch it.  In Emacs-22 we introduced gc-cons-percentage which
> provides the same benefit as increasing gc-cons-threshold but without
> the drawbacks.  And without having to fiddle with it.
> I.e. I'd recommend users to remove any gc-cons-threshold settings from their
> .emacs.

Many thanks.

Leo <sdl.web AT>                         (GPG Key: 9283AA3F)

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