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I used to read my emails from command line with emacs -f gnus. To read my emails using emacsclient, I'm doing emacsclient -c --eval '(gnus)'. Just want to know, is there a simpler alternative to that? Something that will be closer to emacs -f gnus? In fact, what is the proper way to call an emacs functions from command line using emacsclient?

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Using --eval is the way to go. If -f/--funcall were supported then emacsclient --help would mention it. Alternatively ask the Emacs maintainers to implement --funcall too. I cannot see a reason why emacsclient should not support it when emacs does.

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