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Re: Lintian error: executable-in-usr-doc

Peter S Galbraith wrote:
> After making my mh-book package, I got a lintian _warning_ that
> scripts in /usr/doc were executable.  I checked the upstream
> tar.gz and the scripts were, in fact, set executable.
> So I changed my rules file to do just that, and now I get a
> lintian _error_, such as:
> E: mh-book: executable-in-usr-doc
>   usr/doc/mh-book/html/download/split/mh/bin/incs 0755
> So, can I let these example scripts be executable, or not?

Examples should go in /usr/doc/<package>examples/ . Lintian will not
complain about executables in that directory.

see shy jo

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