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

From: Harry Putnam
Subject: Re: server-start and server-name doesn't seem to work
Date: Sat, 17 Oct 2009 00:44:33 -0500
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Juanma Barranquero <address@hidden> writes:

> 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.

The `something' I was talking about was the ability to acquire a named
server, so ...  I meant in the sense that you can have a named
server... I wasn't concerned with multiple servers.

Stefan has cleared up how its done... thanks

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