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Re: Multi-tty design (Re: Reordering etc/NEWS)

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Multi-tty design (Re: Reordering etc/NEWS)
Date: Sat, 12 May 2007 20:03:42 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.98 (gnu/linux)

Karoly Lorentey <address@hidden> writes:

> David Kastrup wrote:
>> "Károly Lőrentey" <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Environment variables are frame-local and are passed from
>>> emacsclient to Emacs before the first frame is created.
>> All of them?  Things like PATH, too?
> Yes.  The use case I tried to optimize for is that of a user
> invoking emacsclient as a drop-in replacement for emacs.  Processes
> started from the emacsclient session should inherit the environment
> of the client process.

This does not sound like the right thing to do when emacsclient is
running on a different machine.  The PATH on this different machine
would be useless for calling processes on the machine that Emacs is

But the time to shake out problems like that is after multi-tty is
available as a branch in Emacs CVS.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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