[tex-live] updmap and /

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Tue Feb 24 23:54:30 CET 2009

On Di, 24 Feb 2009, Zdenek Wagner wrote:
> > { cd "$tmpdir" && cd .. && rm -rf "$tmpdir" }
> >
> > be better? unless of course we do not have read access to the directory
> > above $tmpdir
> >
> And why is it necessary to "cd" anywhere? I would do it like that:
> rm -rf "$tmpdir" if -d "$tmpdir";

All good questions, but until we rewrite updmap in perl we will not have
a decent solution.

And until nobody can confirm with decent argumentation that the approach
Thomas Esser took here was overdoing it and there are no circumstances
where this isn't necessary, we probably will not hack around in those
shell scripts.

Best wishes


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