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skins/BlueSky - file permissions trigger debian lintian warnings
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0) Context

DEB packages of mediawiki and many of its extensions, are prepared as part of the WP-MIRROR project.

  1. Lintian

During the build process, lintian performs a great number of sanity checks, including seeing if each file has file permissions appropriate to its file type.

When lintian sees a non-executable file with 755 permissions, rather than 644, lintian will throw a warning like:

W: wp-mirror-mediawiki: executable-not-elf-or-script usr/share/wp-mirror-mediawiki/skins/BlueSky/resources/css/home.css

  1. Files which should have permissions set to 644


  1. Technical details

DEB standards version: 3.9.6
GIT branch: master


Related Gerrit Patches:
mediawiki/skins/BlueSky : masterRemove debian lintian warnings

Event Timeline

wpmirrordev assigned this task to ashley.
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Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptJun 25 2015, 7:00 AM

Change 222930 had a related patch set uploaded (by MidPhoto):
Remove debian lintian warnings

Change 222930 merged by Jack Phoenix:
Remove debian lintian warnings

ashley closed this task as Resolved.Jul 19 2015, 4:11 PM
wpmirrordev added a comment.EditedJul 19 2015, 5:07 PM

I confirm that the above mentioned debian lintian warnings are cured.