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Re: emacsclient bug

From: Sascha Wilde
Subject: Re: emacsclient bug
Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2008 12:46:10 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"David De La Harpe Golden" <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 31/01/2008, Sascha Wilde <address@hidden> wrote:
>> This stopped working with the new emacsclient version and `-d $DISPLAY
>> -c $f' doesn't help, because there is no shell involved which could
>> expand $DISPLAY.
> But does it it still exist in the process' environment?

Sure it is.  The problem is that the latest changes caused emacsclient
to open a tty frame even with `-c' and a valid DISPLAY in the

> Maybe  emacsclient now just needs a -D option for "use X11 display
> found in DISPLAY env var" ? So you can do "emacsclient -D -c", say.

emacsclient -D -c
emacsclient: invalid option -- D

emacsclient only knows about -d, which _requires_ an argument of the

> or is firefox cleaning the env of its children?

No it doesn't and my setup used to work before the behavior of
emacsclient was changes...

Sascha Wilde
Well, *my* brain likes to think it's vastly more powerful than any
finite Turing machine but it hasn't proven that to me...
  -- Christopher Koppler in comp.lang.lisp

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