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Re: octave startup directory?

From: Torsten
Subject: Re: octave startup directory?
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 22:31:27 +0200

On 11.09.2018 21:41, Torsten wrote:
> On 11.09.2018 20:24, Mike Miller wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 11, 2018 at 20:12:19 +0200, Torsten wrote:
>>> Even if I set the startup directory and start octave with "--no-gui" (no
>>> .octaverc) the octave directory is set to the current one, ignoring the
>>> startup dir.
>> That's not the behavior I see, with both stable and dev. The interpreter
>> starts in the GUI startup directory. Example:
>>     $ grep octave_startup_dir ~/.config/octave/qt-settings
>>     octave_startup_dir=/home
>>     $ pwd
>>     /tmp
>>     $ octave-5.0.0 -q --norc --no-gui
>>     octave:1> pwd
>>     ans = /home
>>     octave:2>
> Okay, my fault, same behavior here. I was thinking of the startup dir
> for the file browser and have missed the startup dir for octave in the
> "General" tab.

prevents octave from using the preferences for the startup dir from
qt-settings when in terminal mode.


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