Lintian Reports

E control-file-has-bad-permissions

All reports of control-file-has-bad-permissions for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The config, postinst, postrm, preinst, and prerm control files should use mode 0755; all other control files should use 0644.

Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 10.9 (Permissions and owners) for details.

Severity: serious, Certainty: certain

Check: control-files, Type: binary, udeb

Emitted (non-overridden): 1, overridden: 0, total: 1

The package names link to the relevant maintainer page and the corresponding report for the source package. The links go to the full maintainer report page, which includes info and experimental tags and overridden tags, rather than the default page that shows only errors and warnings.

the-doc 3.3~rc1-3 (binary) (Alen Zekulic <>)