emacs slow with large threads

Landry, Walter wlandry at caltech.edu
Sat Jan 19 07:45:37 PST 2019

Dan Čermák <dan.cermak at posteo.net> writes:

> Hi Landry,
> I am afraid this is a common limitation of emacs: if you start opening
> large files (especially with long lines) it becomes very slow.
> A viable workaround is to open the offending thread in the tree view
> (bound to 'z' by default) and then only view individual messages.

Tree view works well [1].  Everything is fast, and I kind of prefer that
view anyway.

Walter Landry

[1] I have been using notmuch for almost a year, and I did not realize
    that there is a separate tree view.

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