Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 744014
directory stack not saved with terminal state
Last modified: 2013-02-13 12:55:20 EST
When logging out / rebooting, the active state of each gnome-terminal session is saved, including the current working directory. However, the directory stack ('dirs') is not saved. I often use 'pushd' and 'popd' to navigate the directory tree; when I log in, a new terminal is created with a deeply-nested working directory, but typing "popd" won't return me to the base directory that I usually work from.
In this case, saving the CWD but not the directory stack makes things inconsistent, and is actually more cumbersome for me than just starting each terminal session in my home directory. Saving the stack (the output of 'dirs') for each terminal, and restoring it when logging back in, would be a very useful addition.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): F15 and F16-beta
How reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open a new terminal session
2. Type "cd [subdirectory]"
3. Type "pushd [deeply-nested-directory]"
4. Log out of gnome
5. Log back in again
6. Check CWD in terminal; should be in [deeply-nested-directory]
7. Try to "popd" back to [subdirectory]
Actual results: "bash: popd: directory stack empty"
Expected results: directory stack is maintained, "popd" returns to previous directory in the stack
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