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file permissions cause lintian warnings
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Dear Sir or Madam,

0) Context

DEB packages of `mediawiki' and many of its extensions, are prepared as part of the WP-MIRROR project (see https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wp-mirror).

  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-extensions: executable-not-elf-or-script usr/share/wp-mirror-mediawiki/extensions/Math/tests/browser/Gemfile

  1. Files which should have permissions set to 644

Math/tests/browser/Gemfile

  1. Technical details

DEB standards version: 3.9.6
GIT branch: wmf/1.24wmf22

Sincerely Yours,
Kent


Version: master
Severity: enhancement
OS: Linux

Details

Reference
bz71941

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Change 166602 had a related patch set uploaded by Reedy:
Fix file permissions

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/166602

Change 166602 merged by jenkins-bot:
Fix file permissions

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/166602