Subject: Re: vi update?
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/16/2000 21:47:11
In message <200002170340.WAA02554@Twig.Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>, der Mouse write
>Quite aside from the license issues...would it fix the speed problem?
>Ever since I went to a 1999-08-13 source tree, vi has been very slow to
>start, often to the point where emacs (my personal variant, at least)
>starts comparably fast.  (file also is slow almost to the point of
>uselessness; in that case I ktraced it and can say with confidence that
>the time is going into parsing the magic database.)

Wow!  Mine isn't slow to start, not measurably.