[TxMt] Extreme slowness on files with long lines / no carriage returns

Ian Kershaw ian.kershaw at gmail.com
Sat Apr 26 03:39:05 UTC 2008

Ah, good to know. Thanks.

On Sat, Apr 26, 2008 at 12:47 AM, Thomas Aylott - subtleGradient <
textmate at subtlegradient.com> wrote:

> On Apr 25, 2008, at 3:31 PM, Ian Kershaw wrote:
>  Hi,
>> I've done a basic search on Google but can't find anything specific about
>> a problem I'm having with Textmate, namely handling large textfiles or
>> textfiles with long lines.
>> It's driving me nuts. I'm having to deal with XML and HTML files which
>> have been 'compacted' so there are no carriage returns / line feeds and I
>> want to tidy them up in TextMate so I can make then human readable but
>> TextMate just takes forever to load the files. TextPad on the PC has no
>> problems, but I didn't switch to Mac for my Windows colleagues to point and
>> laugh! :) Seems like a basic capability of text editor that TextMate just
>> can't deal with.
>> Had this been noted before? Is there a fix in the pipeline?
>> Thanks,
>> Ian.
>> --
>> Ian Kershaw
> Yes, this is the oldest bug evar.
> It will probly be fixed in TM2.
> You can work around it by writing a super short ruby script to replace "><"
> with ">\n<"
> Yes, it is a shockingly embarrassing bug :[
>        but there are hundreds of billions of awesome features that will
> make all your windows buddies extremely defensive and secretly cry
> themselves to sleep at night.
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