[TxMt] Extremely slow pasting of text
jfieber at slis.indiana.edu
Tue Mar 7 16:19:43 UTC 2006
On Mar 7, 2006, at 1:52 AM, Allan Odgaard wrote:
> The problem is with the lack of newlines. It is a know issue and
> primarily has to do with handing over the entire line to ATSUI for
> rendering and text metrics, but there are also other issues, like
> using line endings as safe points for parsing of text for syntax
> highlight, meaning each change require the entire line (70-80KB) to
> be reparsed, and while that happens, edits to the line will stall
> the main thread.
Open a file with a long enough line and TextMate will reliably
crash. I haven't determined if there is any particular boundary
under which it is safe, but a one-line file on the far side of 2MB
will certainly cause a crash for me.
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