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emacs client problem
emacs client problem
Thu, 16 Dec 2004 13:48:41 -0500
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In GNU Emacs 21.3.1 (i386-redhat-linux-gnu, X toolkit, Xaw3d scroll bars)
of 2003-05-22 on porky.devel.redhat.com
configured using `configure --host=i386-redhat-linux --build=i386-redhat-linux
--target=i386-redhat-linux-gnu --program-prefix= --prefix=/usr
--exec-prefix=/usr --bindir=/usr/bin --sbindir=/usr/sbin --sysconfdir=/etc
--datadir=/usr/share --includedir=/usr/include --libdir=/usr/lib
--libexecdir=/usr/libexec --localstatedir=/var --sharedstatedir=/usr/com
--mandir=/usr/share/man --infodir=/usr/share/info --with-gcc --with-pop
value of $LC_ALL: nil
value of $LC_COLLATE: nil
value of $LC_CTYPE: nil
value of $LC_MESSAGES: nil
value of $LC_MONETARY: nil
value of $LC_NUMERIC: nil
value of $LC_TIME: nil
value of $LANG: en_US.UTF-8
Please describe exactly what actions triggered the bug
and the precise symptoms of the bug:
Don't know if this is a known issue or not...
I'm running Emacs version 21.3.1 and came across the following problem:
I wanted to use the emacsclient command to open multiple files in a single
To do so I have the line
added to my .emacs file.
Then I type...
> emacsclient --no-wait myfilename
This works fine because there's at /tmp/esrv2800... file that gets created. As
long as that exists everything's happy.
Now let's say I run a second instance of emacs. This still works fine and now
any "emacsclient" commands I issue goes to the new editor.
However if I close instance #2 it removes the /tmp/esrv... magic file so my
emacsclient commands no longer work despite the fact that I still have emacs
instance #1 open.
Seems like the file (/tmp/esrv...) could have a reference count the prevents it
from being deleted as long as there's an open emacs instance. (or maybe there's
better way, that's just a suggestion.
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