[TxMt] Re: TM lags when switching

Bryon Wicklund bryon.wicklund at gmail.com
Mon Jan 10 22:58:37 UTC 2011

Just installed it.  Amazing! You just saved me years in lost
productivity waiting 5-10 seconds every-time I switch back and forth
between other applications and TextMate.

Much Appreciated.


On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 3:58 PM, Steve King <sking at arbor.net> wrote:
> On 2011-01-10 15:54, Bryon Wicklund wrote:
> I have been seeing a similar problem, OS X 10.6.5 with TM 1.5.10 (no
> project+), mine does not crash when going back and forth but I am
> getting the spinning ball when I have files open that are stored on a
> network volume.  It is about anywhere from a 5-15 second wait when
> switching back into Text Mate from another application.
> This is because TM is scanning the project tree for changes, which is slow
> on a network volume (or even locally if you have a lot of files in the
> project).  You can enable/disable this behavior per volume with the ReMate
> plugin.
> http://ciaranwal.sh/remate/
> ReMate is a TextMate plugin which can be used to disable the automatic
> project tree refresh when the application regains focus.
> --
> Steve King
> Sr. Software Engineer
> Arbor Networks
> +1 734 821 1461
> www.arbornetworks.com

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