Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 76529
gnome-terminal option --working-directory doesn't work
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:04 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).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run gnome-terminal --working-directory=<somedir>
2. it open in the user's home.
Created attachment 84744 [details]
My patch to fix this. Put as patch 6 in the RH 8.0 gnome-terminal src.rpm
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.