I use ledger-mode and it's always instant, albeit with a much smaller input file. Have you used the Emacs profiler to see which functions are taking inordinate time?
On Sat, Apr 7, 2018, 16:30 John Rakestraw <john.a.rakest...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi, folks -- > > I'm a long-time user of ledger and the ledger.el mode in emacs. For the > last couple of months (or so) I've found ledger.el to be very, very slow in > any instance in which it searches for an account name. Two good examples: > > - I tab to autocomplete an account name. For example, if I type "Expe" and > then hit tab, it takes literally 10 seconds to complete to "Expenses:". > > - When I execute "ledger-reconcile," I get the same 10-second pause. > > Additional data points (apologies if this is too much; I'm not sure > whether it's relevant or not) > > > - I also use helm-mode (and used helm-mode with ledger-mode for months > without this issue). When I execute ledger-reconcile with helm-mode > enabled, I get the same 10-second pause. Then when I key in a unique > identifier for the account (e.g., creditcardA), it typically presents me > with two options for that account. If I select the first one, I'm told that > there are no unreconciled entries for the account, even though I know there > are. If I select the second one, then I'm given the list of unreconciled > entries, and I can proceed to reconcile the account. I get this pause > whether I have helm-mode enabled or not. But the example with helm enabled > suggests (to me) that for some reason ledger might be scanning another file > in order to assemble the names for auto-complete. > - My ledger file is relatively large (~90,000 lines), but this latency > appeared suddenly. > - I have several include lines in my ledger file, but I have this > latency even if I delete these lines. > - In the last few months I've started using git to manage all of my > text files. However, I've tried moving my file to a clean directory so that > (I think) git isn't an issue, and I still have the latency. > > I finally found some time today to investigate the problem, but I've been > unsuccessful. I'm hoping that folks here who know much more about these > things than I do can at least suggest some things to look for. > > > I'm on a Mac with High Sierra, using emacs 25.3.1, Ledger 3.1.1-20160111, > and the most recent ledger.el from elpa. > > > Thanks -- > > > John > > -- > > --- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "Ledger" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to ledger-cli+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. > For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout. > -- --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Ledger" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to ledger-cli+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.