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Re: 23.0.50; [emacsclient] *ERROR*: Don't know how to create a frame on

From: Luca Capello
Subject: Re: 23.0.50; [emacsclient] *ERROR*: Don't know how to create a frame on window system x
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2007 23:43:02 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)


On Wed, 17 Oct 2007 19:47:52 +0200, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> No offense intended, but I didn't like your fix so I replaced it
> with another.  Michael, can you confirm your problem is fixed now on
> the Emacs-CVS trunk?

I wondered who Michael was, and now that I checked emacs-devel I
understood.  Again, could you please Cc: me, I'm not subscribed to the
list (this request was already present in my bug report).

On Wed, 17 Oct 2007 02:02:21 +0200, Michael Mauger wrote:
> Luca Capello wrote:
>> I get the output in the subject whenever I tried to use emacsclient
>> with something very simple like (the same trying to editing a file):
>>   $ emacsclient -e 'user-full-name'
> I was running into the same problem on w32.  It's due to the
> multi-tty merge.  The problem is that DISPLAY is set.  I have an X
> server running under w32, but obviously, my w32 Emacs doesn't
> support X, so the error was unexpected.
> This is something that ought to be fixed.  We need better heuristics
> about what type of frame the user wants and can support.

FWIW, with the latest unofficial Debian emacs-snasshot_1:20071027-1
that problem is gone.

Thx, bye,
Gismo / Luca

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