Re: [hackers] [tabbed][PATCH] Use PWD xprop to set workdir for spawned clients

From: Daniel Moch <>
Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2020 16:21:40 -0400

On Thu, Jun 04, 2020 at 11:26:15AM +0500, Nikita Zlobin wrote:
> Somewhat disconvenient after true multitab terminals, that new term
> tabs don't inherit workdir from previous active. Here is some attempt
> to make such a bond.

My memory is that terminals in this case inherit their working
directory from the parent shell, and not from the previous active
tab. I confirmed this by installing and testing with xfce4-terminal.

I'm not in favor of this change.

Daniel Moch

Received on Thu Jun 04 2020 - 22:21:40 CEST

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