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Re: emacsclient bug

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: emacsclient bug
Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2008 16:58:30 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>     That fact that the Emacs server does not yet have an X11 connection open
>     is not taken into account to decide what to: if the client does not
>     explicitly ask for a tty, then the default is to use an X11 frame.

> That might not be the right thing to do.  It seems to me that the most
> convenient behavior for emacsclient is to use (by default) the tty or
> display that Emacs is already using.  It would do that unless you
> specify -display or -nw or -t.

> Doesn't that seem right to you?

Yes, I've just changed it, so that now it behaves by default as it used
to in Emacs-22: connection to $DISPLAY is only attempted if it's
explicitly requested by a --display parameter.  It makes the default
not only closer to previous behavior but also "safer" I believe.


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