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Re: Trouble getting the daemon thread online.

From: Davin Pearson
Subject: Re: Trouble getting the daemon thread online.
Date: Sun, 7 Aug 2022 13:35:58 +1200

I have written the following batch file: runmacs.bat

cd ~ && emacs --geometry 1024x768 --debug-init $1 &

and placed it in the directory ~/Binaries

Then executing the command runmacs.bat starts emacs every time
(but not in daemon mode which is my personal preference)

On Tue, 2 Aug 2022 at 20:47, Robert Pluim <> wrote:

> >>>>> On Tue, 2 Aug 2022 10:36:14 +1200, Davin Pearson <
>> said:
>     Davin> It seems that I was correct in assuming Emacs 28.1
>     Davin> is running a daemon thread.  With the new GNU Version I am
> having trouble
>     Davin> loading
>     Davin> emacs.
> Only if you start it with --daemon or run '(server-start)' from your
> init file. Unless you mean the desktop environment run files that ship
> with emacs, which can start emacs in daemon mode.
>     Davin> When I type
>     Davin> $emacs
>     Davin> at the command prompt, it starts up Emacs but then after 6
>     Davin> seconds of loading it terminates itsel f.
>     Davin> When I type emacsclient -c it says the following message.
>     Davin> /snap/emacs/1609/usr/bin/emacsclient: can't find socket; have
> you started
>     Davin> the server?
>     Davin> /snap/emacs/1609/usr/bin/emacsclient: To start the server in
> Emacs, type
>     Davin> "M-x server-start".
>     Davin> /snap/emacs/1609/usr/bin/emacsclient: No socket or alternate
> editor.
>     Davin> Please use:
>     Davin> --socket-name
>     Davin> --server-file      (or environment variable EMACS_SERVER_FILE)
>     Davin> --alternate-editor (or environment variable ALTERNATE_EDITOR)
> Well, it Emacs isnʼt running, then emacsclient wonʼt be able to
> connect to it. You need to figure out why emacs is exiting. 'emacs -Q'
> is normally a good start.
> Robert
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