|Subject:||bug#25082: [PATCH] Add support to emacsclient for command-lline options in ALTERNATE_EDITOR/--alternate-editor|
|Date:||Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:44:41 +0000|
Reuben Thomas wrote:
> 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"
Obvious question: what happens if eg one wants to specify an absolute
file name for the alternate editor, and it contains spaces?
> 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.
Do you have a citation for that being how eg EDITOR is intended to work?
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