I call emacs within the terminal to do quick editing of files, and would like to bypass the long load times.
Here's how you improve startup times:
For quick editing, you can always start Emacs with "emacs -q" / "emacs -no-site-file"
You can connect to an already running (and initialized) instance of Emacs using emacsclient
You can configure any package to load only on demand or manually. But that depends on how you configured it in the first place. (Did you edit .emacs? Did a package manager install it?)
5 years ago