[BLFS Trac] #2171: Incorrect Enigmail version in the Thunderbird instructions

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Oct 9 07:53:28 PDT 2006


Dan Nicholson wrote:
> Randy McMurchy wrote:
>> BLFS Trac wrote these words on 10/08/06 15:44 CST:
>>
>>>  Alright, I'm just going to commit this change since I've gotta get going.
>>>  If anyone is strongly opposed to the change, just revert it. It's not that
>>>  big a deal to me, but it seems like the natural thing to do to avoid all
>>>  the cd'ing.
>> No need to get overly dramatic. The change only saves one cd command
>> (and adds a set of parens and a semi-colon), so to me it is a push.
>>
>> :-)
> 
> Sure. But actually, it isn't the number of keystrokes or commands I was
> trying to save. It's the fact that cd'ing into the directory and then
> cd'ing the correct number of parent directories out seems is an error
> that can be guarded against by running in a subshell.

You could do the same thing without the overhead of a subshell with
pushd/popd.

  -- Bruce




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