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Re: bug#3071: 23.0.92; accept-process-output broken on MacOS

From: David Abrahams
Subject: Re: bug#3071: 23.0.92; accept-process-output broken on MacOS
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2009 12:40:23 -0400

On Apr 21, 2009, at 11:20 AM, Michael Albinus wrote:

David Abrahams <address@hidden> writes:

Opening remote files/directories via TRAMP is wicked slow on MacOS; the
same operation on a linux emacs running on the same hardware is
practically instantaneous. Turns out that applying the enclosed patch makes the symptom go away. I'm not an expert on emacs process handling, but that tells me emacs probably isn't detecting output from the process
until the timeout (usually 1 second for TRAMP) is reached.

Thanks a lot for your investigation! However, I believe your patch
towards tramp.el shall be only the last resort (and NOT the final

Of course.

One shall investigate, what's happening on mac.

Until they figure it out, my plan is to use some advice to force that timeout parameter to zero in accept-process-output.

David Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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