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Re: Slow ZSH

This is on OS X Lion, so the version bundled is 4.3.15. I'm on OS X, so I
had to install a newer version using brew (4.3.17).

That seems to be helping for now. I will try this out for a while to see if
it helps.


On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 10:50 AM, Mikael Magnusson <mikachu@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 3 April 2012 18:56, Kyle Partridge <partkyle@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I have a slow loading zsh, where it sometimes takes longer than 10
> seconds
> > to get to a prompt.
> >
> > I think the problem is compinit - I've run "zsh -v" multiple times to try
> > and find a slow down, and that seems to be the part that it hangs on.
> >
> > Is there any way to make this run faster? Is there a better way to debug
> > this problem?
> Are you using 4.3.11-4.3.15? They have a feature enabled that causes
> the path hash to be populated a bit slower. <.10 didn't have the
> feature and .16+ lets you disable it and has it disabled by default.
> --
> Mikael Magnusson

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