emacsen (was: Re: [Ffmpeg-devel] SVN dump)

Limin Wang lance.lmwang
Thu Apr 19 12:15:24 CEST 2007


> On Wed, Apr 18, 2007 at 07:12:52PM -0400, Dave Dodge wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 18, 2007 at 07:46:39PM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> > > Weird.. I found XEmacs several times faster but maybe it's because I'm
> > > using the console (-nw) version and not the GUI..?
> > 
> > Probably.  I don't know how XEmacs currently performs, but certainly
> > 10+ years ago when I first tried it the X11 display was _much_ more
> > sluggish (and cluttered) than GNU.
> > 
> > Unfortunately GNU has lately been aping some of the XEmacs clutter,
> > such as having a toolbar.  The toolbar can be turned off easily
> > enough, but I find that when you do that at startup it causes the
> > window to shrink a bit rather than simply replacing the toolbar's
> > space with text.  Only happens this way at startup, though; like some
> > sort of race condition.
> I have the following in my .Xresources, works around the problem.
> Emacs.toolBar:                 off
> Emacs.menuBar:                 off
> Emacs.verticalScrollBars:      off

Put below into your .emacs if you want to disable menu, toolbar, scroll for

;; no menu and toolbar
(menu-bar-mode nil)
(tool-bar-mode nil)
;; no scroll bar mode
(scroll-bar-mode nil)


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