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Re: make-frame-on-display

From: Charles Sebold
Subject: Re: make-frame-on-display
Date: 19 Jan 2001 13:10:48 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.090001 (Oort Gnus v0.01) Emacs/20.7

On 24 Teveth 5761, Simon Josefsson wrote:

> Running Emacs (v.20 or 21 pretest) in a GNU/Linux virtual console and
> pressing M-x make-frame-on-display RET :0.0 RET does not signal any
> error or any message, but it does not work.  The frame does not appear
> on :0.0.
> Running "xclock -display :0.0" from virtual consoles work, so I think
> this is a Emacs problem.

I had thought that GNU Emacs is not able to make X frames from a tty
invocation (or vice-versa), but of course I could be wrong.  I think
this is currently an XEmacs-only feature.  (Unless this was meant to be
a feature request, in which case I will limit myself to a "me too!")
Charles Sebold
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