> - start a gui emacs
> - in a separate tty, start emacsclient -nw
> - go back to gui emacs, do m-x, or anything that affects the minibuffer
> the minibuffer is empty, and messages buffer gets an error message:
> face-attribute: Variable binding depth exceeds max-specpdl-size
> emacs is now close to useless, since any operation using the
> minibuffer is broken.
I'm unable to reproduce this, but perhaps there's something missing in
emacs -Q -f server-start &
Then I chose the GUI Emacs and said `M-x'. Nothing in particular
happened -- it displayed `M-x' as normal.