firstname.lastname@example.org writes ("unexecutable debian scripts"): > While examining the dpkg info directory, I happened to notice that a > lot of the debian scripts are unexecutable. > > This strikes me as strange. Does dpkg just ignore these? Do > they get executed? You must have looked while packages were `unpacked'; dpkg chmods the scripts to make them executable before it runs them, IIRC. If it doesn't please let me know and report it as a bug :-). Ian.