emacs server problem

gjnospam2014-cygwinproblems@yahoo.com gjnospam2014-cygwinproblems@yahoo.com
Sun Feb 22 16:36:00 GMT 2015

Ken Brown wrote:
> > 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.)

Yes, it is set.  If I make it use /tmp then it all works.  Why the
difference between using /tmp and ~/.emacs.d/server ?  And why,
suddenly, this problem related to permissions on the Local/Temp dir?
The problem only surfaced after I upgraded, remember.

Anyway, many thanks, it's much appreciated.

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