[OS X Emacs] aquamacs startup problem

David Reitter david.reitter at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 06:54:58 EDT 2015

On Mar 23, 2015, at 5:05 AM, Marc Shapiro -- at work <marc.shapiro at acm.org> wrote:

> I have the same problem.  Starting up Aquatics will either bring up a window or hang forever, apparently randomly.
> A couple of observations, which may or may not be relevant:
> - Hang occurs also without startup files.
> - The same problem occurs with ordinary Emacs.
> - Occurs extremely frequently on a MacMini 2011, hardly ever on a MacMini 2014.  In other words, seems to be related to the computer's speed (a timeout somewhere?).
> - Seems to occur more frequently on a MacMini with multiple screens, or if I move window focus.

This is valuable.
But,  what is necessary to reproduce it?

Are there settings, procedures that are different, or perhaps a different OS version, on of the Mac Minis?

Does deleting Library/Preferences/org.gnu.Aquamacs.plist  help?

- David

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