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

Martin Dengler martin at martindengler.com
Wed Nov 4 09:56:58 EST 2009

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.

> (i understand the desire for restoring scrollback -- that's useful
> history).

Perhaps.  I don't find its place on the confusion/benefit curve
interesting, though.

> paul

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