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Re: Emacs takes 100% CPU

Ken Brown wrote:

> On 7/25/2007 2:52 PM, René Berber wrote:
>> Nicolas Saunier wrote:
>> [snip]
>>> I am using emacs with output to X11, and there is no error about not
>>> finding a display. It just crashes rightaway, but often works at the
>>> second try.
>> Things may improve if you use cygserver and env. var. "CYGWIN=server".

I forgot to say: and restart X11.

> Can you elaborate on this?  I've looked at the documentation for
> cygserver and can't see why it would be relevant.  I confess, however,
> that I didn't understand much of the documentation beyond the first
> paragraph.  The latter says:
>   Cygserver is a program which is designed to run as a background service.
>   It provides Cygwin applications with services which require security
>   arbitration or which need to persist while no other cygwin application
>   is running.
> Does emacs require such services?

X11 improves with cygserver running, emacs might improve, I'm not sure since I
have not tested without cygserver.

If you currently don't run cygserver you can see in the X startup log
(/tmp/XWin.log) a warning about IPC not being present and something else (I
don't have the problem so I can't see it, just remember it).
René Berber

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