[CentOS] gvim current directory

Tue Jun 16 19:15:27 UTC 2015
Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>

On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 11:56:58AM -0500, Michael Hennebry wrote:
> When I gvim a file from gnome,
> gvim's working directory is always my home directory.
> [snip]
> I am looking for a way to give gvim the correct working directory.
> Is this a gnome thing?

No, it's not a GNOME thing.  I assume you're opening up gvim from a
menu?  Then your current working directory is $HOME.  That's the way
unix/linux works when you start a program and your CWD is $HOME.  The
graphical interface has a CWD of $HOME, so anything it forks will

Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>