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Re: emacs for pure Gtk3

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: emacs for pure Gtk3
Date: Fri, 08 May 2020 09:59:46 +0300

> From: Jostein Kjønigsen <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 8 May 2020 08:54:21 +0200
> Cc: address@hidden
> The only scenario I can think of is SSHing into a machine with a Wayland 
> desktop which already has Emacs
> running.
> If you then try to launch Emacs from your SSH-session, that would normally 
> cause a new X11-session to be
> started, using SSH and X-forwarding.
> Are you saying such scenarios don't work with the current pure GTK3 approach? 
> If so, I guess that's ok and
> definitely not unprecendented. For instance I can't launch a new Firefox 
> instance over SSH and X11, if I
> already have an existing Firefox session running on the machine being SSHed 
> into.

It may not be unprecendented, but it's a restriction for Emacs users
(I think quite an annoyance, but maybe I'm wrong) that it would be
good to lift, if possible.

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