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Re: [RFC] Add a systemd service file for dealing with emacs --daemon.

From: Rüdiger Sonderfeld
Subject: Re: [RFC] Add a systemd service file for dealing with emacs --daemon.
Date: Wed, 03 Dec 2014 22:44:03 +0100
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On Wednesday 03 December 2014 22:08:37 Romain Francoise wrote:
> Is this something that distributions would be expected to enable?
> Because I use both systemd and Emacs, yet I absolutely don't want to
> have an Emacs daemon started by default in my user instance.

It's something the user would be expected to enable.  This should only provide 
the service file and the user can then enable it, using

    systemctl enable --user emacs.service

(or disable it by using disable).

> Also, by default user instances are killed when the last session is
> closed, which would therefore kill the emacs process and kinda defeat
> the point of having a persistent daemon.

Users should be able to prevent this, by using `loginctl enable-linger'.


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