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Re: Split `simple.el'?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Split `simple.el'?
Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2018 20:51:05 +0300

> Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2018 10:25:27 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Drew Adams <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
> I understand the problem now, I think.  With my setup I
> automatically fit frames with buffers to their text.
> This happens after the buffer is visited (and thus
> displayed).

You mean, before it is displayed, right?

> The frame-fitting code moves point through the buffer,
> at eol (`end-of-line'), within a `save-excursion', to
> get the longest line length.  That movement presumably
> means that fonts are looked for to render the chars in
> each line.

That must slow down visiting very large files, even if they don't have
special characters in them.

Why not just use a wide-enough frame?  Your monitor limits the width
you could set anyway.

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