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Re: 23.0.50; DISPLAY env var bug on w32?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: 23.0.50; DISPLAY env var bug on w32?
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2008 10:04:12 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> >> > Right now, using -d DISPLAY on Windows causes nothing but trouble.
>> >> 
>> >> -t / --tty is not specially useful either:
>> >> 
>> >> C:\emacs> emacsclient -t
>> >> emacsclient: could not get terminal name
>> > Feel free to ifdef away that one as well.
>> Just like the -d option, I think it can stay.

> For what purpose?  I think it's wrong to advertise (by --help) options
> that don't work or, worse, cause trouble.

>> These are options that simply fail to work.

> Right, so why have them?

On the off chance that the w32 emacsclient manages to talk to a cygwin
emacsserver that does understand -d and -t.

In any case, I think that most of this work should be done on the
server.el side anyway.  I just don't have the time to code it up.


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