[CentOS] gvim current directory

Wed Jun 17 13:24:16 UTC 2015
James B. Byrne <byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca>

On Tue, June 16, 2015 15:15, Jonathan Billings wrote:
> 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
> too.

What I do is open a terminal session; cd to the working directory I
desire, and then run gvim from the command line.

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