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Re: Change in emacsclient behavior

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Change in emacsclient behavior
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 10:31:08 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

> But then -c --current-frame would't make sense.  How about -m
> --make-frame?

IIUC the "-c" argument doesn't do "current-frame" so its name is misleading
(with my .emacs config at least, with "-c" a new frame is created for every

It seems that "-c" mostly does "old style" vs "new style", where the new
style is to try and pretend that emacsclient started a new process
(i.e. make it behave as much as a possible like a new Emacs session, just
started more quickly and sharing its buffers with the old session).

But I haven't read enough of the code yet to be quite sure this is the case.


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