Speed difference in Gnus
hniksic at xemacs.org
Thu Oct 13 21:45:36 EDT 2005
Ben Wing <ben at xemacs.org> writes:
> first of all, are you sure you're running without error-checking?
Yes. I'm comparing Debian's XEmacs 21.4.17 with Debian's GNU Emacs
21.4.1. I've known for a few years that Summary buffers exhibited
quadratic complexity, I just never imagined it could be really linear
> it's also still possible it's the text property implementation.
> but maybe you're right about the textprops not being the culprit;
> the only way they could be inside of insert is through
> `adjust_extents()' or friends ...
And those insertions are pretty normal -- I tracked them using an
"advice"-style logger. They simply insert stuff into the buffer, I
don't think there's even much jumping around.
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