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Re: Problem quoting expression to be eval'ed by emacsclient


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Problem quoting expression to be eval'ed by emacsclient
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2013 05:52:04 +0300

> From: "Sebastien Vauban" <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2013 23:56:16 +0200
> 
> Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> >> From: Thorsten Jolitz <address@hidden>
> >> Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2013 10:52:19 +0200
> >> 
> >>> I'm trying to evaluate an expression via `emacsclient' (from a Zsh shell),
> >>> for example:
> >>>
> >>> $ emacsclient -e "(message \"hello\")"
> >> 
> >> This works for me (bash):
> >> 
> >> #+begin_src sh
> >> $  emacsclient -s my-server -e "(message \"hello\")"
> >> "hello"
> >> #+end_src
> >
> > But you aren't on Windows, are you?
> 
> If you're asking the question to me, then yes, I'm on Windows.

You evidently are, but I thing Thorsten isn't.

> But the above tests I made are from a Cygwin Zsh session.

And emacsclient was a Cygwin build or a native build?  If the latter,
your problems could be due to this mix.  (Your example works for me
from cmd and even from MSYS Bash.)



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