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Re: [h-e-w] gnuclient vs. emacsclient

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] gnuclient vs. emacsclient
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 18:19:38 +0100

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 6:16 PM, Francis Wright <address@hidden> wrote:
>> >> Gnuclient was used for older versions of Emacs. Today you should use
>> >> emacsclient, see
>> >>
>> >>
>> >
>> > I tried and failed to get emacsclient to work properly some time ago,
>> so I went back to using gnuclient, which does what I want it to. I'm
>> using a very old version of gnuclient and I'm surprised that it still
>> works, but it does. However, I expect other people have had the
>> opposite experience and it may depend on exactly how you use it. I
>> mainly use it in the Windows Explorer context menu so that I can open
>> all files in the same instance of Emacs.
>> >
>> > To be precise, I'm using gnuclient 1.7 (27 Feb 1997) on both Windows
>> XP and Vista with
>> >
>> > GNU Emacs 22.3.1 (i386-mingw-nt6.0.6001)
>> >  of 2008-09-06 on SOFT-MJASON
>> That was it that you could not get to work with emacsclient?
> It was some time ago now, but I think it was the following. emacsclient 
> always displayed an error or warning message, but I can't remember exactly 
> what it was. Once I acknowledged that it then worked. I think I reported this 
> during pretest but it was not resolved (for me) and I didn't have time to 
> investigate. It may be some peculiarity of my system. But since gnuclient 
> didn't have this problem I just took the easy option.

I am afraid that is a bit too little information, at least for me.

If you remember later please tell us.

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