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To run an elisp file hello.el with emacs in cli, do simply

$ emacs --script hello.el

However, a naive try for emacsclient fails, as --script is not an option of emacsclient.

$ emacsclient --script
emacsclient: unrecognized option '--script'
Try 'emacsclient --help' for more information

Question: What is a good practice to evaluate an elisp file by a running emacsclient?

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    emacsclient -e "(load \"hello.el\")" ?
    – gigiair
    Commented Apr 22, 2020 at 18:03
  • It worked.. sorry for the stupid question. Is it worth an answer?
    – Student
    Commented Apr 22, 2020 at 18:10
  • It is not a stupid question. It can help some. Helping is never stupid.
    – gigiair
    Commented Apr 22, 2020 at 18:21
  • Thank you. I hope it will help more people.
    – Student
    Commented Apr 22, 2020 at 18:35
  • Please don't use tag elisp for questions about using Elisp. It's for questions about the nature of the language itself, compared to other languages, especially other Lisp dialects. Thx.
    – Drew
    Commented Apr 22, 2020 at 18:43

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emacsclient -e '(load "hello.el")'

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