Bug 76529 - gnome-terminal option --working-directory doesn't work
gnome-terminal option --working-directory doesn't work
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-terminal (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
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Blocks: 79579
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Reported: 2002-10-22 16:34 EDT by matteo porta
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2003-01-08 00:59:02 EST
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My patch to fix this. Put as patch 6 in the RH 8.0 gnome-terminal src.rpm (1011 bytes, patch)
2002-11-12 19:34 EST, Jonathan Briggs
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Description matteo porta 2002-10-22 16:34:56 EDT
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Description of problem:
in the gnome-terminal program the --working-directory doesn't work at all! (i
need it to add a nautilus script to open the terminal in the dir currently
showed in nautilus).

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run gnome-terminal --working-directory=<somedir>
2. it open in the user's home.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jonathan Briggs 2002-11-12 19:34:05 EST
Created attachment 84744 [details]
My patch to fix this.  Put as patch 6 in the RH 8.0 gnome-terminal src.rpm
Comment 2 Havoc Pennington 2003-01-08 00:59:02 EST
Can you explain the patch and why it's required? Looks like a workaround 
for a vte bug.

It does seem to work fine in latest rawhide though, so perhaps it was fixed.

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