[OS X TeX] Emacs compilation time

Joseph C. Slater joseph.slater at wright.edu
Tue Dec 21 10:17:48 EST 2004

On Dec 21, 2004, at 8:25 AM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> A question in case there are emacs people listening here: what's the  
> order-of-magnitude normal compilation time for emacs? It's been about  
> 14 hours that I've launched the compilation of GNU emacs on my  
> PowerBook G4 (1 GHz, 512 MB RAM), using the DarwinPorts infrastructure  
> and the instruction:
> 	sudo port install emacs +carbon
> which means essentially  
> (<http://darwinports.opendarwin.org/darwinports/dports/editors/emacs/ 
> Portfile>) picking up a CVS GNU emacs and compiling it with options  
> "--with-carbon  
> --enable-carbon-app=${destroot}/Applications/DarwinPorts". I've  
> verified with "top" than things are actually happening, in the  
> beginning "bootstrap" was busy and now I can see that "Rez" has been  
> running for about 5 hours, taking about 80% CPU.
> Please be kind, this is practically my first compilation, I cannot  
> pretend to really understand what's happening.

I've compiled numerous times. Are you sure it didn't stall? (Is it  
still making progress)? It never took that long for me.

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