Bug 75446 - --working-directory option doesn't work
--working-directory option doesn't work
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-terminal (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
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Reported: 2002-10-08 14:08 EDT by snikhi1
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-10-08 14:08:11 EDT
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Description snikhi1 2002-10-08 14:08:05 EDT
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Description of problem:
--working-directory option in gnome-terminal doesn't work. Trying to set it to
some directory value doesn't change PWD in the newly opened terminal.The
directory is set to users home directory.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.Run: gnome-terminal --working-directory=/tmp or 

gnome-terminal --working-directory /tmp

Actual Results:  New terminal opens with current directory set to user's home

Expected Results:  the current directory set to the passed value.

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Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-10-08 14:41:50 EDT
Moving this bug to http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=95205

Closing here so there aren't two copies floating around.

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