[ESS] Object name completion slow
S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Tue Nov 30 19:32:02 CET 2004
> > I have Emacs-184.108.40.206 (from http://nqmacs.sourceforge.net/) +
> > ESS 5.2.3 running on Windows XP and object completion is so slow that I
> > go for a coffee the when I press TAB the first time after starting Emacs
> > + ESS to complete an object name. (Perhaps I should never turn the thing
> > off?!)
> > I had Xemacs running earlier and then object completion was much quicker
> > and actually saved time :) (replaced with GNU Emacs for various reasons)
> > I am very fond of ESS and if someone with more knowledge could figure
> > out the reason behind this slow behavior that would be super.
Just to confirm: on my laptop, Emacs 21.3.1 took just over 2 minutes
to show completions after first hitting tab in an *R* buffer. For
comparison, XEmacs 21.4.13 on the laptop took just a few seconds.
Not quite sure where to start looking, but I'll start ...!
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