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From: Martyn Jago <martyn.jago@btinternet.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: GNU Emacs crashing on large Orgmode files
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 15:56:36 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m2wrc9hrdn.fsf@btinternet.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <2011-10-13T14-27-40@devnull.Karl-Voit.at>

Hi Karl

Karl Voit <devnull@Karl-Voit.at> writes:

> * 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, 
>
> Ack!
>
>> 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:
> [3])
>
> 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).
>

Just for your information I use emacsformacosx port on Mac OS X 10.6.8,
currently GNU Emacs 24.0.50.1 with 2GB RAM and 2.4GHz.

On larger org files (over 13000 lines) navigation slows considerably, but
I have never had Emacs crash, despite fairly heavy usage.

However, I tend to maintain fairly compact files, through archiving.

>   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

mj
---
Org-mode version 7.7 (release_7.7.359.g18e67)
GNU Emacs 24.0.50.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin, NS apple-appkit-1038.35)
 of 2011-08-21 on virtualmac.porkrind.org

  reply	other threads:[~2011-10-13 14:57 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 ` GNU Emacs crashing on large Orgmode files (was: Ways to make org feasible for huge files) Karl Voit
2011-10-13 14:56   ` Martyn Jago [this message]
2011-10-14  6:14   ` GNU Emacs crashing on large Orgmode files Karl Voit

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