Re: performance in emacs displaying a huge thread

Subject: Re: performance in emacs displaying a huge thread

Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 11:41:39 +0200

To: Tomi Ollila, David Bremner, notmuch


From: Alan Schmitt


On 2021-09-22 11:25, Tomi Ollila <> writes:

>>> e.g (set max-lisp-eval-depth 1600)
>> Thank you for the suggestion. I tried with 1600, and I get a different
>> error (and the numbers are larger now).
>> Debugger entered--Lisp error: (error "Variable binding depth exceeds
>> max-specpdl-size")
> Now it failed due to exceeding max-specpdl-size (which seems to be 1600
> by default)
> W/o knowing better I'd try (setq max-specpdl-size 3200) now...
> (further tries could be enlarging the values discussed 10-fold...)

Thank you for the suggestion!

Setting both to 3200 work for this particular thread (and it’s quite
fast too…). I’m really curious why there is that many recursive calls,


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