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Re: Emacs 21/X11 generating unbelieveable network traffic

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Emacs 21/X11 generating unbelieveable network traffic
Date: 04 Oct 2002 00:35:07 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Joe Buehler <jbuehler@hekimian.com> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
> > I've been trying to figure out why starting Emacs 21 on a remote machine
> > seems so painful. It is  generating reams of network traffic that apparently
> > has nothing to do with graphics. I'm beginning to think that from the
> I upgraded our internal machines from 20.7 to 21.2 recently.  Most of our
> development machines are on the other end of a 6 mbit link, and boy is
> emacs 21.2 slooooooow.  A couple developers abandoned it for the older 
> version.
> It works fine across our local 100 mbit network, so it does look to me like
> 21.2 is a network hog.

Have you tried the advice in PROBLEMS?
In my experience, configure --without-xim makes a significant difference!

Kim F. Storm <storm@cua.dk> http://www.cua.dk

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