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From: Karl Voit <devnull@Karl-Voit.at>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: GNU Emacs crashing on large Orgmode files (was: Ways to make org feasible for huge files)
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 14:39:00 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <2011-10-13T14-27-40@devnull.Karl-Voit.at> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CACHMzOE0G801PpZUEe7F1Yc+-WzUHThAxH-kChtfGv06Tze-Rw@mail.gmail.com>

* Marcelo de Moraes Serpa <celoserpa@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi list,

Hi individual!

> I love org and I think there's nothing like it out there, 


> but I'm considering using Evernote for reference notes, because my
> reference.orgfile has grown too big (4234k + lines). This makes
> the rendering of the file way too slow, and 2 times out of 10
> emacs crashes because of that.

Not exactly the topic you mentioned but as a side mark to crashes on
Mac OS X I want to add:

I am trying to implement life-logging [1] with Org-mode and GNU
Emacs. Therefore I created [2]. Even in this early stage, it ends up
with >150.000 lines in approx. 30 Org-mode files. Most of them are
in «*.org_archive» files though. (Further performance information:

On my notebook I am using GNU Linux (Ubuntu 11.04) with GNU Emacs
23.2.1 (i686-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.24.4). At home I've got
Mac OS X 10.5 with http://emacsformacosx.com/ (sorry, no detailed
version number since I am currently sitting in my office *g*).

I never noticed *any* crash of Emacs using Org-mode on my Linux
machine. But on my OS X box, I notice crashes many times. Mostly
when navigating (vertically or horizontally) in the Agenda view.

Maybe there is an (hidden?) issue with GNU Emacs on OS X (too).

  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lifelogging
  2. https://github.com/novoid/Memacs
  3. https://github.com/novoid/Memacs/blob/master/FAQs_and_Best_Practices.org
Karl Voit

  parent reply	other threads:[~2011-10-13 12:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-10-13  0:54 Ways to make org feasible for huge files Marcelo de Moraes Serpa
2011-10-13  1:34 ` brian powell
2011-10-13  1:47   ` Thomas S. Dye
2011-10-14  9:54   ` Jude DaShiell
2011-10-13  2:44 ` Torsten Wagner
2011-10-13  2:52   ` Marcelo de Moraes Serpa
2011-10-13  7:07     ` Tassilo Horn
2011-10-14  1:23       ` Marcelo de Moraes Serpa
2011-10-14  4:51         ` Scott Jaderholm
2011-10-14  7:00         ` Tassilo Horn
2011-10-14  8:06           ` Scott Jaderholm
2011-10-14  8:52             ` Jude DaShiell
2011-10-13 12:39 ` Karl Voit [this message]
2011-10-13 14:56   ` GNU Emacs crashing on large Orgmode files Martyn Jago
2011-10-14  6:14   ` Karl Voit

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