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bug#25082: [PATCH] Add support to emacsclient for command-lline options


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#25082: [PATCH] Add support to emacsclient for command-lline options in ALTERNATE_EDITOR/--alternate-editor
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:20:35 +0200

> From: Reuben Thomas <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2016 15:31:18 +0000
> 
> The attached patch adds support to emacsclient for command-line options when 
> specifying the alternate
> editor, so that for example one can now say:
> 
> ALTERNATE_EDITOR="emacs -Q -nw"
> 
> I have added documentation to NEWS. It did not seem necessary to change the 
> man page, as nowhere does
> it imply that you can't do this, and I implemented the feature when I found 
> that it didn't work as I expected;
> other similar environment variables with which users may be familiar, such as 
> EDITOR and VISUAL, already
> work like this.

Thanks.

Does this work if -batch is added to the switches?  If so, can you add
a test for this capability?





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