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Re: Using emacsclient -t as $EDITOR from within Emacs

From: Suvayu Ali
Subject: Re: Using emacsclient -t as $EDITOR from within Emacs
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2013 02:26:08 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2012-12-30)

On Wed, Sep 04, 2013 at 10:42:42PM +0200, Nikolai Weibull wrote:
> Hi!
> Invoking emacsclient -t from shell-command gives me
> emacsclient: could not get terminal name
> It seems that ttyname (fileno (stdio)) fails, which doesn’t seem
> unreasonable, I suppose, but I was wondering how I should get around
> this.  I want to be able to execute commands that invoke $EDITOR,
> which I’ve set to a shell script that invokes emacsclient -t, from
> within Emacs (for example, from Dired) that’s running as a server and
> so far I’m only either failing with errors or locking up my terminal.

eamcsclient -t works only in text terminals.  Does emacsclient -c work


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