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Re: Using only one emacs session


From: William Xu
Subject: Re: Using only one emacs session
Date: Sat, 16 May 2009 01:07:06 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.93 (darwin)

Francis Moreau <address@hidden> writes:

> The advantage of this is that each emacs can be customized according
> to the project it tracks: for example project #1 has a peculiar
> compile command ("make -j4...")       whereas project #2 does "gcc -Wall..."
> for compiling the project.

For that I would open multiple shell or eshell buffers for them.

> Also I like to have some specific buffer layouts to be easily set so I
> use the 'window' package: for example I keep in window #2 of emacs #3
> some buffers doing irc on a specific irc server.

How about `C-x r w' or window-configuration-to-register? 

> The drawbacks of that is the multiple instance of emacs: each instance
> can't exchange data, emacsclient is more difficult to setup...

Why? The traditional emacsclient is rather easy to setup: 

  (server-start)

Then, 

  $ emacsclient FILE

-- 
William

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