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Re: Starting emacs in ediff mode.

From: Richard G Riley
Subject: Re: Starting emacs in ediff mode.
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 12:32:47 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/ (gnu/linux)

"Juanma Barranquero" <> writes:

> On Jan 27, 2008 2:17 PM, Richard G Riley <> wrote:
>> Personally I must admit to being surprised that emacsclient doesn't
>> invoke emacs if there is not an existing emacs running - that one
>> ommission makes it tricky to set up emacsclient as default viewer/editor
>> in many cases.
> Of course you can run emacsclient so it will start Emacs if it is not
> running; that's what the --alternate-editor option is for. The trick,
> of course, is that --alternate-editor doesn't run Emacs as a server
> connected to the emacsclient instance that started it. 

Thanks for mentioning that. Staring right there at me - I had completely
missed that option. Suddenly all my defaults work a lot better :-;

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