[OS X Emacs] emacsclient with aquamacs: error opening socket

Oz Linden (Scott Lawrence) oz at lindenlab.com
Wed Jan 5 14:51:29 EST 2011

On 2011-01-05 14:32, Jack Repenning wrote:
> On Jan 5, 2011, at 11:23 AM, Oz Linden (Scott Lawrence) wrote:
>> I'm trying to use Aquamacs as an emacs server on MacOS 10.6, but when I invoke it I get this error:
>> emacsclient: error accessing server file "/Users/oz/.emacs.d/server"
> What are you using for emacsclient?
> I use
>    /Applications/Aquamacs.app/Contents/MacOS/bin/emacsclient
> and it gets along just fine entirely without that socket file.
> I have no explicit load for server.el, but C-h f server-start tells me it was loaded from "server.el", which I take to mean the one at
>    /Applications/Aquamacs.app/Contents/Resources/lisp/server.el.gz
> I do invoke (server-start) in ~/.Aquamacs/Preferences.el.dir.gmane.org/gmane.emac

The 'load-history' variable says that 'server' was provided by


invoking the direct path to emacsclient inside the app bundle (as you 
have above) produces the same error.

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