With latest snapshot, emacs is very slow to start under X11

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Fri Mar 14 16:42:00 GMT 2014

On 3/14/2014 11:52 AM, Ken Brown wrote:
> With the snapshot of 2014-03-10, start the X server and then run
> "emacs-X11 -Q&" in an xterm window.  On my system, emacs consistently
> takes about 28 seconds to start.  With cygwin-1.7.28, however, it takes
> about 1 second.  This is on Windows 7; so far I've tested 64-bit Cygwin
> only.
> I'll try to find the first snapshot that exhibits the problem, and I'll
> also test on 32-bit Cygwin.  But I wanted to make this preliminary
> report quickly, in case the release of 1.7.29 is imminent.

The problem first occurs with the snapshot of 2014-03-05, and it occurs 
only on 64-bit Cygwin.


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