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Re: Background mode detection fails with rxvt-xterm, xterm and , konsole


From: Gerd Moellmann
Subject: Re: Background mode detection fails with rxvt-xterm, xterm and , konsole
Date: 25 Oct 2001 16:24:25 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1.50

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> > Hm, I didn't follow the control flow, but judging from the stuff done
> > in the `when' like frame-notice-user-settings I believe the frame must
> > have been created already.  I think the the problem is that the
> > variable frame-initial-frame is only used in certain cases, for
> > example when starting on X.
> 
> I will test with your change, but IIRC from my testing earlier today, 
> frame-initial-frame is nil at that point on X as well.

If I'm wrong, I suggest to just revert the patch.  I can't find a
report leading to the change, so I believe I must have stumbled over
the problem I mention in the comment of that code myself.

> As for frame-notice-user-settings, it is called again later in the code, 
> so perhaps it is actually called only once.

(I think the whole startup stuff should be cleaned up at some point.)

> Who exactly should invoke normal-top-level?  The only place I see is when 
> startup.el is loaded, but since it's preloaded, does that mean it only 
> happens at dump time?

I believe it's called through the top-level variable when Emacs
starts.



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