[Sugar-devel] Terminal.xo patch: do not die if the cwd is gone

Sayamindu Dasgupta sayamindu at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 11:22:55 EST 2009

On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 9:49 PM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 16:44, Gary C Martin <gary at garycmartin.com> wrote:
>> On 4 Nov 2009, at 14:56, Martin Dengler wrote:
>>> On Tue, Nov 03, 2009 at 12:08:20PM -0500, paul fox wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 11:04 AM, Martin Langhoff
>>>> <martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Attached is a trivial patch that handles gracefully the situation
>>>>> where cwd does not exist anymore or is no longer accessible to the
>>>>> olpc user.
>>>> frankly, i think the whole state-saving notion in Terminal (and other
>>>> terminal emulators i've seen) is flawed, and a bad idea
>>> I agree.  I don't see the point of Terminal's journal entries, either.
>> With tabs, the last page of text, and dir location being saved, I find
>> it extremely useful for development.
> I also find it handy, as imperfect as it is.
> Has this patch found the maintainer?

I'll do a release (for both 0.86 and 0.82/0.84) during the weekend.


Sayamindu Dasgupta

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