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Here what I have

MacOS
Emacs started with $(which emacs) --daemon
using emacs mostly in terminal with alias emacs='emacsclient -nw'
and then emacs ~/foo.txt to edit files

So right now my emacs client is stuck. The daemon is acting funny too. So I won't try to connect new emacsclients to this messed up daemon.

So I can't get back in to a working emacs session

How do you send the emacs devs useful info to help debug what happened.

  • My guess is that killing emacs with a signal that would cause a core dump could be helpful. SIGSEGV might do the trick. – DoMiNeLa10 May 12 '18 at 10:57
  • In general, the Emacs team needs a way to reliable reproduce the error; or, they need a gdb backtrace. An OSX crash dump/backtrace is generally not helpful to the Emacs team – lawlist May 12 '18 at 15:26

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