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Re: server-start and server-name doesn't seem to work

From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: Re: server-start and server-name doesn't seem to work
Date: Sat, 17 Oct 2009 04:32:56 +0200

On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 01:47, Harry Putnam <address@hidden> wrote:

> The manual is pretty clear in
> saying it is something I should be able to do:

Not so clear, apparently.

>      You can run multiple Emacs servers on the same machine by giving
>   each one a unique "server name", using the variable `server-name'.
>   For example, `M-x set-variable <RET> server-name <RET> foo <RET>'
>   sets the server name to `foo'.  The `emacsclient' program can
>   specify a server by name, using the `-s' option (*note emacsclient
>   Options::).

That means that you can have several simultaneous instances of Emacs,
each one running its own server (with different server-name's of
course), and emacsclient can be used to connect with any of them.


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