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Stefan Monnier <f...@acm.com> wrote:I am not familar with inodes. However, I do remember that the dir size
> >>>>> "Ajanta" == Ajanta <aja...@no.spam> writes:
> > 1. There seem to be *three* executables of identical size (my disk is
> > not full, but why waste 16MB if one doesn't have to?):
> > /Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/MacOS/Emacs*
> > /Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/Resources/bin/emacs*
> > /Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/Resources/bin/emacs-21.3.50*
> Check their inodes: they should be hardlinks and thus wasting even less
decreases by 16MB when I moved the files out. I played around like that
and the disk space seemed real. Anyway, why do we need three
executables two of which seem to do nothing?
> What kind of machine are you running this on ?Powerbook, 10.2.2, a few weeks old.
> I ask because my machine is about 6 years old by now and yet 50MB ofI don't have a space crunch yet. I just want to get in to the habit of
> disk space is not a big concern. This is not just rhetorical: the
> version 21.3.50 you're using is significantly larger than 21.2 and
> this was the result of a conscious decision, so I'd be interested to hear
> of how serious a problem it might be.
not accumulating things that aren't needed. In the release 21.3.50,
Emacs.app is approx 120MB.
> > 3. When running emacs, "preference" panel in toolbar is broken.It is "unhighlighted" in the mac style. You can't open the panel.
> It is generally safe to assume that "broken" is a hopelessly useless
> > 4. The window is normal video (black text on white background).Don't know how to give the -rv option when I am clicking on an icon in
> > I would prefer reverse video (white text on black background) ...
> Maybe the -rv option ? Otherwise, M-x customize-face RET default RET
> and change the foreground/background colors.
the dock, which is how I'd mostly run this program. In most mac-style
apps I would expect to set such things in a Preferences panel. Anyway,
I'll try the customize-face way that you suggested.
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