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From: Andrew Morton <>
To: Mrinal Pandey <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] scripts: Add intended executable mode and SPDX license
Date: Sun, 30 Aug 2020 17:44:09 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200827092405.b6hymjxufn2nvgml@mrinalpandey>

On Thu, 27 Aug 2020 14:54:05 +0530 Mrinal Pandey <> wrote:

> commit b72231eb7084 ("scripts: add self test") added the file
> to the repository without the executable flag and license
> information.

The x bit shouldn't matter.

If someone downloads and applies patch-5.9.xz (which is a supported way
of obtaining a kernel) then patch(1) will erase the x bit anyway.

Is some other script invoking directly, instead of
using `/bin/sh'?  If so, please let's fix that.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-08-31  0:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-27  9:24 [PATCH] scripts: Add intended executable mode and SPDX license Mrinal Pandey
2020-08-27  9:34 ` Lukas Bulwahn
2020-08-27  9:43 ` Greg KH
2020-08-27  9:49   ` Lukas Bulwahn
2020-08-27 10:00     ` Greg KH
2020-08-27 18:14 ` Kees Cook
2020-08-31  0:44 ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2020-08-31  5:45   ` Lukas Bulwahn
2020-08-31 19:20     ` Kees Cook

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