Bug 309391 - rawhide's emacs even more resource-intensive than usual
Summary: rawhide's emacs even more resource-intensive than usual
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: emacs
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Daniel Novotny
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Whiteboard: bzcl34nup
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-09-27 17:34 UTC by Robin Norwood
Modified: 2009-01-09 04:55 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 04:55:02 UTC

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Description Robin Norwood 2007-09-27 17:34:33 UTC
I noticed today (after updating to rawhide yesterday) that my system is slow. 
Really slow.

poking around, I notice emacs is sitting at the top of 'top':

  PID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S %CPU %MEM    TIME+  COMMAND            
 2387 rnorwood  20   0 53256  24m 8944 R 86.7  1.6   1:50.50 emacs              

It stays there even when emacs is sitting idle on another desktop.

strace shows quite a lot of this business:

gettimeofday({1190913926, 875811}, NULL) = 0
gettimeofday({1190913926, 875902}, NULL) = 0
gettimeofday({1190913926, 875981}, NULL) = 0
read(4, 0xa8d8bb0, 4096)                = -1 EAGAIN (Resource temporarily
gettimeofday({1190913926, 876151}, NULL) = 0
gettimeofday({1190913926, 876240}, NULL) = 0
gettimeofday({1190913926, 876330}, NULL) = 0
read(4, 0xa8d8bb0, 4096)                = -1 EAGAIN (Resource temporarily
gettimeofday({1190913926, 876496}, NULL) = 0
gettimeofday({1190913926, 876586}, NULL) = 0
gettimeofday({1190913926, 876665}, NULL) = 0
read(4, 0xa8d8bb0, 4096)                = -1 EAGAIN (Resource temporarily

Things seem to get back to normal if I run with -q...but I'm pretty sure it
didn't misbehave like this before updating to rawhide.  I'll go through my
.emacs file and see if I can figure out what is causing it, but here's a bug
report in case anyone else sees this.

Comment 1 Robin Norwood 2007-09-28 15:39:43 UTC
Ah, it looks like removing 'jde' and related components fixed the problem.  I'll
just leave them out, since I don't use it anymore.

jde from: http://jdee.sunsite.dk/

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 13:56:16 UTC
Based on the date this bug was created, it appears to have been reported
during the development of Fedora 8. In order to refocus our efforts as
a project we are changing the version of this bug to '8'.

If this bug still exists in rawhide, please change the version back to
(If you're unable to change the bug's version, add a comment to the bug
and someone will change it for you.)

Thanks for your help and we apologize for the interruption.

The process we're following is outlined here:

We will be following the process here:
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers/HouseKeeping to ensure this
doesn't happen again.

Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 07:51:52 UTC
This message is a reminder that Fedora 8 is nearing its end of life.
Approximately 30 (thirty) days from now Fedora will stop maintaining
and issuing updates for Fedora 8.  It is Fedora's policy to close all
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Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 04:55:02 UTC
Fedora 8 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-01-07. Fedora 8 is 
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further 
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of 
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