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Re: [RFC] Option to kill `emacs --daemon' when closing the last client f

From: Jean Louis
Subject: Re: [RFC] Option to kill `emacs --daemon' when closing the last client frame
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2021 09:19:30 +0300
User-agent: Mutt/2.0.7+183 (3d24855) (2021-05-28)

* Stefan Monnier <monnier@iro.umontreal.ca> [2021-10-22 14:59]:
> > This would allow for a behavior similar to other (graphical) programs: if
> > I run `firefox example.com', it starts a new instance as normal. If I run it
> > again, it opens a new tab in the existing instance. If I close all the
> > Firefox windows, all the associated processes terminate.
> I guess it would make sense to try and distinguish the two cases:
> - Eager: `emacs --daemon` is run (typically from something like a login
>   script or systemd) before any emacsclient is involved.
> - Lazy: `emacs --daemon` is started on-demand by the `-a` option
>   of `emacsclient` (or via ALTERNATE_EDITOR).
> In the lazy case, we could kill the daemon when the last client exits.

Can the variable `server-clients' help to detect how many clients are there? 

Then if so, one can make Emacs Lisp function and put in
configuration file, then such user can have the Emacs Daemon
killed if last client is closed.


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