1. Thursday, February 15, 2007 9:29:06 AM by Franck Mesirard

    I tried to install gnuserv on my windows XP box this morning: I added the binaries to the bin folder of emacs (I also added this folder to my path), and I added the gnuserv.el file to the site-lisp folder. This is what I get when I launch gnuclientw (alone or from the command line with a filename) "error in process filter: Symbol's function definition is void: gnuserv-edit-files-quickly"

    Did I miss a step?

  2. Thursday, February 22, 2007 7:06:24 PM by Derek
    Hi Franck, did you use the gnuserv.el file attached to this post, or another one?

    Also make sure you don't have a gnuserv.elc somewhere in your path from a different version, as that would take precedence (it's probably safe to delete that file if you find it).
  3. Monday, March 26, 2007 8:53:05 AM by K
    You might want to mention that there's an equivalent program called emacsclient that does the same thing as gnuserv, before linux users who already have emacsclient start installing unnecessary programs... I at least didn't have to install anything, nor modify .emacs.
  4. Tuesday, January 08, 2008 4:47:34 PM by Robert Inder
    Thanks for this. Followed our instructions, and now I can use the "It's all text" extension to let me edit form fields in Emacs on Windows.

    Couldn't have done it without (someone like) you! Thanks for taking the time to set out the steps so clearly.

  5. Friday, January 18, 2008 4:01:24 PM by MC
    I really appreciate all this good info for emacs.
    I am trying to get gnuserv to run on XP.
    I have installed the emacsclientw in the emacs bin directory and put the .el file in the site-lisp directory.
    When i start emacs i can see the gnuserv process in process explorer.
    When i try to open a file with emacsclientw i get an error
    unable to bind to socket
    WSAgetlasterror ...

    as an aside i have trouble opening files with spaces in their names in them using open with emacs.
    i am using emacs 22.1.1
    any help would be appreciated
  6. Friday, January 18, 2008 4:15:34 PM by MC
    Please ignore my earlier comment.
    I was supposed to use gnuclientw not emacsclientw.
  7. Thursday, February 21, 2008 1:16:13 AM by Doug
    Great blog!

    I have the (setq gnuserv-frame (selected-frame)) line in my .emacs file. Each time I run gnuclientw I am getting a new window. When I display the gnuserv-frame variable in emacs it does show selected-frame.

    Am using the gnuserv.el from your download.

    Any suggestions?
  8. Friday, May 09, 2008 2:24:07 PM by Manish
    Thanks for the compiled gnuserv binaries.
  9. Thursday, July 08, 2010 7:34:19 AM by Greg
    The gnuserv.el link appears to be broken. When you click it you get a server-error (excerpt below). The .zip downloads fine


    Server Error in '/blog' Application.
    Runtime Error
    Description: An application error occurred on the server. The current custom error settings for this application prevent the details of the application error from being viewed remotely (for security reasons)....
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