why are shared libs chmod +x? (again)
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- Subject: why are shared libs chmod +x? (again)
- From: David Frey <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 25 Jun 1997 22:59:34 +0200
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- In-reply-to: Your message of "Sun, 01 Jun 1997 21:24:24 +0200." <Pine.LNX.3.96.970601212213.13718C-100000@klee>
On Sun, Jun 1 1997 21:24 +0200 Christian Schwarz writes:
> Can someone tell me why shared libs should be installed executable?
> (Actually, Christoph Lameter wants to know this, cf. #7129, but since I
> don't know this either I'll redirect the question to this list.)
> This is current policy and I want to add a small note to the paragraph
> stating the reasons for this.
What was the answer, why shared libraries are mode 755?
I'd suggest to revert them back to 644:
(I'd expected a better error message like `no binary' or something
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