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Re: Emacs slow away from home


From: Steinar Bang
Subject: Re: Emacs slow away from home
Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2010 13:16:22 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> Daniel Pittman <address@hidden>:

> Ron House <address@hidden> writes:

>> I have been using emacs on my laptop under linux for a long time, but
>> I have just noticed that if I open emacs when I am away from home, it
>> takes something like 2 minutes or more to start up.  At home it is a
>> second or two.

> DNS on your laptop is broken: Emacs is trying to resolve something,
> probably the FQDN to an address, or the address to an FQDN, that takes
> that long to time-out.

Actually I think what it tries to do, is to find the FQDN of the machine
it's running on.

        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=216311
        
http://groups.google.com/group/comp.emacs/browse_thread/thread/783fe03168a5c168/640f9279be617a10

The workaround, according to the above URLs), is to put the FQDN of the
laptop into its hosts-file.

(I haven't tried this for myself)



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