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Re: Silent autoloading

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: Silent autoloading
Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2008 15:34:33 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> You're complaining about Emacs freezing for a little while without
> giving any clue to the user about what's going on.  That's indeed
> a problem.  But this rarely happens for autoloading, and in many cases
> it happens independently from autoloading.
> Maybe the right solution is to link this to the hourglass-mouse-cursor:
> have a global variable busy-message, and when the
> hourglass timer expires, not only we should change the mouse-cursor to
> an hourglass, but we should also output the message currently stored in
> `busy-message'.
> This way, loading a file could set this var to "Loading <foo>..." and if
> the loading takes a while (and only in this case), you'd get the
> relevant message.  This would happen to work for autoloading as well as
> for `require' and any other way to load a file.  And it could be used
> in other situations (e.g. "Building completion table...").

I was offline the last three weeks, so I'm still synchronizing. Has
something been done this way, or shall I add a message when loading Tramp?

>         Stefan

Best regards, Michael.

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