I'm quite happy user of Arch Linux. BUT... Recent upgrade changed Xorg to new version which requires HAL (Hardware Abstraction Layer). Problem: when HAL is turned on, it totally breaks my keyboard - generates extra "key presses" when using "special" keys - ...

July 10th, 2009 by depesz | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Slow vim startup

I had today a very weird situation. From my laptop, I ssh to another system, and from there to yet another. On this final system I noticed that vim starts relatively slow. i.e. this command: time vim -u /dev/null -c ":q" returned time in ...