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Please precede all environmental variables with EMACS_

From: Lennart Borgman (gmail)
Subject: Please precede all environmental variables with EMACS_
Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2008 10:30:23 +0100
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Help! Some megalomanic software has stolen the DISPLAY environmental variable so Emacs/Emacs client will not work.

Could please environmental variables specific to Emacs be changed to begin with EMACS_ ? For example change DISPLAY to EMACS_DISPLAY.

In my case I have


Emacs does not recognize that value. Should Emacs recognize it or should Emacs use its own variable, named like EMACS_DISPLAY?

FYI, the value of the environmental variable DISPLAY is used by Emacs/Emacs client in Emacs does not recognize the value above.

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