Problem Launching Applications in Gnome
derek at computinginnovations.com
Thu Mar 8 13:04:58 UTC 2007
You might want to try rebuilding vim and all dependencies.
At 08:57 PM 3/7/2007, ruggeri at uchicago.edu wrote:
>I haven't been able to figure this out, and am hoping someone
>has some ideas. I can't seem to find any previous mention of
>a similar problem, so I hope I'm not missing something
>I run FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE. I also have installed GNOME
>2.16.3. I use Gnome-Terminal 2.16.1.
>The main application I run is Vim, which I run through Gnome-
>Terminal. I frequently have several copies running
>simultaneously. In general response to Gnome-Terminal
>commands is very fast, but sometimes when I try to open a
>file with Vim it takes up to 20-30 seconds to load. The
>files are not particularly large (max 300 lines).
>During this time, if I try to launch another application in
>Gnome (e.g., Opera or another Gnome-Terminal), it will not
>come up. It is as if everything is frozen until finally Vi
>loads and opens the file, at which point anything else I have
>tried to open works fine.
>While this loading takes place, I can work in any other open
>application normally. Oftentimes I have another Vim session
>which I am editing in.
>I have of course looked at top when this problem occurs. CPU
>usage is about 2%, and there is no significant memory usage
>I never experience this problem outside Gnome, whether I'm
>using screen or several virtual terminals. It's really
>Anyway, I hope someone out there has some ideas. Thanks very
>much in advance.
>-- Ned Ruggeri
>PS I'll include my ~/.vimrc file:
>autocmd BufRead *.c set cindent
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