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Re: Magit slow on Windows

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Magit slow on Windows
Date: Thu, 10 May 2012 19:01:34 +0300

> From: Bastian Bechtold <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 10 May 2012 14:06:14 +0200
> My installation of Magit is dog slow on WIndows. For example, I want to see 
> the changes I made to some file in Magit. On Linux and OSX, this is as simple 
> as putting point on top of the file name, then hit tab. Magit shows the diff 
> instantly. On Windows, it takes about three seconds (on the first try. 
> Subsequent tabs on the same file are fast). Same for any other action within 
> Magit. 
> Funny enough, doing the same thing through eshell is plenty fast.
> As some friendly people on the internet pointed out, this apparently did not 
> happen in earlier versions of Emacs/Magit.
> (http://www.reddit.com/r/emacs/comments/tebll/magit_and_others_slow_on_windows/)
> I am using the latest official Emacs 24 pretest and the latest Magit from 
> MELPA/github together with Git for Windows (aka msysgit afaik). I have a 
> Cygwin installation, but `which git` in eshell claims that it is using the 
> msysgit version.

And what does 'M-: (executable-find "git")' tells you about which git
version is invoked by Emacs?

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