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Re: emacsclient bug

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: emacsclient bug
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 10:54:48 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

Len Trigg <address@hidden> writes:

> I had always thought of --display and $DISPLAY as fulfilling the same
> function, setting the name of your X server, rather than an
> instruction to perform an action (open a window when you otherwise
> wouldn't).

It also establishes a default.  When you don't pass -nw then emacs uses
the presence of $DISPLAY/-display to decide whether to use a tty or X11


Andreas Schwab, SuSE Labs, address@hidden
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