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Re: Is it possible to use emacsclient as the Gnome system editor?


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Is it possible to use emacsclient as the Gnome system editor?
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2006 11:08:08 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.90 (gnu/linux)

Steinar Bang <address@hidden> writes:

>> Yes, you are right. However you have also to start emacs server in
>> your init files.
>
> That may be a problem for me, I think.  Since my use pattern is to
> have multiple emacsen up an running (one for Gnus, and misc stuff,
> one for development, and occasionally one running as root, and also
> possibly emacsen running on development servers).  I've also
> CVS-versioned my home directory, so I have the same setup files
> everywhere.
>
> I wonder if there is there some emacs lisp magic for my ~/.emacs,
> that could check for a running emacs server, and only start it if
> one isn't already running...?

That is the default behavior.

> None of the server-* functions seems appropriate for this.  I'm not
> sure what the LEAVE-DEAD argument of server-start does?  Is this the
> same as what the documentation refers to as the prefix argument?

Yes.

-- 
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum


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