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Re: How the long-lines "optimisation" breaks font locking.

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: How the long-lines "optimisation" breaks font locking.
Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2022 21:03:56 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Alan Mackenzie <acm@muc.de> writes:

> I don't think it is improbable that a C++ hacker will create a long line
> in a raw string.

If you don't think that's improbable, then you should like the new
optimisations a lot -- because if you, instead of a 10K line in that C++
file, inserted a 1M line, then Emacs would previously hang indefinitely,
but with the optimisation, it doesn't.

Which is the point here.

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