Emacs Bug: global-linum-mode Freeze Emacs on Big Image Files
, as of GNU Emacs 24.3.1,
global-linum-mode will freeze emacs for about 10 minutes when opening a jpg file of 10 megabytes size.
GNU Emacs 24.3.1 (i686-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.24.10) of 2013-03-11 on xah-p6813w
steps to reproduce:
- open a jpg file of 5 megabytes file size.
- emacs freezes.
1 hour wasted on this.
linum-off.el. This package will prevent linum-mode on in some modes that doesn't make sense, such as dired, image, etc.
download at https://github.com/mattfidler/linum-off
Thanks to Matthew L Fidler.