Re: Python modules w/#! lines... Lintian overrides?
On Sat, Feb 07, 2004 at 02:50:10PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > 2. LINTIAN WARNS ABOUT NON-EXECUTABLE SCRIPT FOR *.py FILES. This,
> > I think is an error in Lintian with regards to modules in
> > /usr/lib/pythonX.Y/ directories. I'll likely be adding
> > lintian overrides files for these warnings.
> > [What is debian-devel concensus about this?]
> Lintian is wrong. Users are not expected to execute things in /usr/lib,
> hence no execution permission bit is needed.
> Please file a bug against lintian.
Actually, the python thing might already be filed, but in general there's a
lot of shit in /usr/lib that gets executed so I'm not sure whether just
dismissing the general warning is the best thing to do. There is still the
question of whether this is in a _package_ checker's jurisdiction, though.
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