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Re: emacs[client] --dired filenames

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: emacs[client] --dired filenames
Date: 05 Jun 2002 10:18:43 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2.50

address@hidden (Dan Jacobson) writes:

> $ man emacsclient              
> No manual entry for emacsclient
> ok, anyway
> $ emacsclient --help       
> Usage: emacsclient [-a ALTERNATE-EDITOR] [-n] [--no-wait] [+LINE[:COLUMN]] 
> Or emacsclient --version
> -n etc. not explained here.  --help not mentioned.  No tip on how to
> see Info page "(emacs)Emacs Server"
> BTW, I wanted to do
> $ emacsclient a001\*
> to get a dired listing of matching files matching a001* ... but no, no
> can do.  Therefore I propose
> $ emacsclient -d filenames
> $ emacsclient --dired filenames
> do like (dired "a001*" nil)
> Also, * or would work, no need for \* ...

It is high time that the GNU Emacs distribution included gnuclient.
A no-brainer using that.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum
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