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Re: emacsclient from a root window?


From: Dan Jacobson
Subject: Re: emacsclient from a root window?
Date: 08 Nov 2001 11:01:56 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/20.7

Young Dan has emacs humming along under his usual uid=501, he pops
open another window, su's to root, and has the urge to do
# emacsclient file

>>>>> "RMS" == Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

RMS> I see code in emacsclient to handle this case, and it works when I try
RMS> it.

OK, I'd say that that [method, etc.] should be documented in the
documentation, instead of just hiding out in the code... as it would
seem a reasonable common activity.

I don't see any hint about what to do from reading emacsclient.c or
server.el, but those are 20.7 version.  However I don't know how to
check those two files in emacs 21 if I don't want to download the whole
emacs 21 on my tiny modem.
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