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Re: 23.0.50; [emacsclient] *ERROR*: Don't know how to create a frame on
Re: 23.0.50; [emacsclient] *ERROR*: Don't know how to create a frame on window system x
Sun, 28 Oct 2007 17:21:16 -0700
Luca Capello <address@hidden> writes:
> Hello again!
> On Sun, 28 Oct 2007 23:43:02 +0100, Luca Capello wrote:
> > 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.
> It seems I should have tested a bit more before reporting. Actually,
> the problem is still there and indeed having an empty DISPLAY solves
> it. FWIW, because of other tests I was in a sreen session started on
> a console, thus DISPLAY was empty.
> However, I found an unrelated bug for -c and -t.
> First, my setup: I use exclusively `emacs -nw` with different frames
> for every applications, i.e. "Gnus", "IRC", "W3M" and so on.
> Every time I edit a file through emacsclient, either with -c or -t,
> two new frames are opened: one (let's call it foo) shows the buffer
> associated with the file, the other one (frame bar) the *scratch*
> buffer. As soon as I finish editing and exit with C-x #, frames foo
> and bar are closed, as well as one of the other frame already opened
> on my emacs session :-(
Sorry, but this description is not enough to try to reproduce the
issue that you are seeing.
Can you please send a detailed description of what you are doing, step
by step, and please start with "emacs -Q".