Re: GNU Emacs now runs in foreground

From: Steve Litt <>
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:05:31 -0500

On Thu, 1 Dec 2016 11:18:29 +0300
Jean Louis <> wrote:

> The GNU Emacs now has got a new option:
> emacs --new-daemon=NAME
> that is running emacs daemon in foreground, obviously someone reacted
> since last time I wrote to the emacs mailing list. It is in the
> development version or git.

OK, I'll byte.

I thought emacs was an editor that a human runs in the foreground to
edit files, so my reaction to this was "of course it runs in the

What am I missing?


Steve Litt
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Received on Thu Dec 01 2016 - 17:05:31 UTC

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