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Re: Starting emacs in ediff mode.

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Starting emacs in ediff mode.
Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2008 10:44:17 +0200

> Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 18:03:30 +0100
> From: "Juanma Barranquero" <>
> Cc:
> > > >    emacs --eval "(ediff-files \"file_1\" \"file_2\")"
> I think Lennart is saying that if file_1 and file_2 are relative,

Really?  It works for me with relative file names (of course, I used
"-q" as well, so if someone changes directory in their .emacs, that
could be a problem).

> Emacs does not find them, and if they are absolute, the backslashes in
> the paths cause problems (at the very least, they must be escaped
> themselves).

Or use forward slashes; nothing new here.

> > I don't see how is this relevant to the OP's question: if they already
> > have Emacs running, they could simply invoke Ediff from within that
> > Emacs session.  And if Emacs is not running, what's the advantage of
> > using emacsclient?
> Lennart's patched emacsclient starts Emacs automatically.

That's fine, but I asked what was the _advantage_ of using
emacsclient instead of invoking Emacs itself?

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