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Re: emacs server problem (was: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: Cygwin 1.7.34-6)

On 2/22/2015 5:28 AM, wrote:
Ken Brown wrote:

Reverting to cygwin-1.7.33 "fixes" it.

Ken, can you take a look, perhaps?  I'm just not familiar enough with emacs...

I can't reproduce it either. I think we need more details from the OP,
including detailed step-by-step instructions, as well as attached
cygcheck output ( It might also be
useful to see the ACL on the directory /tmp/emacs<uid> that the emacs
server uses for its socket. OP, can we see the results of 'ls -l' and
'getfacl' on that directory? You might also try deleting that
directory and letting emacs create a new one the next time it starts a

It definitely seems to be something to do with permissions.  In a standalone emacs I tried 'server-start' and got told that "The directory
`/cygdrive/c/Users/GJ/AppData/Local/Temp/emacs197609' is unsafe"

Do you have TEMP or TMP or TMPDIR or something like that set in your environment to /cygdrive/c/Users/GJ/AppData/Local/Temp? If so, change it to /tmp. (/etc/profile should do this unless you're not using the default /etc/profile.)


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