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Re: emacsclient startup messages

From: Ulrich Mueller
Subject: Re: emacsclient startup messages
Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2021 19:39:41 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.2 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> On Tue, 26 Oct 2021, Jim Porter wrote:

> I believe this is bug#51327. From how I understand it, this is fallout
> from the fix for bug#33847 that occurs when `emacsclient' is run and 
> can't find a daemon to connect to. As far as I can tell, it's an
> indicator of a real bug: the code is checking TMPDIR for the socket
> even on a system with XDG_RUNTIME_DIR set (and ultimately, the
> to-be-created daemon will put its socket in XDG_RUNTIME_DIR).

There can be situations where there is an XDG environment for the client
but not for the daemon.

Especially, XDG_RUNTIME_DIR is specific to the login session, so if you
want the daemon to persist across different login sessions, you may want
to create the socket elsewhere.

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