[Bug 664699] xorg-x11-fonts-update-dirs is not a /bin/sh script

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Tue Dec 21 15:44:57 UTC 2010

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Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 at freenet.de> changed:

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--- Comment #2 from Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 at freenet.de> 2010-12-21 10:44:56 EST ---
(In reply to comment #1)
> What do you think about the patch in attachment 469993 [details] ?

OK, that's the classic subshell pushd/popd approach - I don't any reason why it
shouldn't work. It's advantage is it being usable should once a loop be
introduced around the pushd/popd, it's downside it the subshell having its

An alternative would be the "save pwd" approach.
cd <somewhere>
cd ${sav_pwd}
This would avoid the subshell and therefore is somewhat less expensive, but it
would not be suitable for "loops".

AFAIS, ATM the latter alternative would suffice.

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