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Wnon-standard-executable-perm

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.113.26. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.113.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 43a81d7. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check files/permissions.

Visibility: warning

Executables that are not setuid or setgid should always have a mode of 0755. Since anyone can obtain the executable by downloading the Debian package and extracting it, restricting access serves little purpose.

For more information please consult:

The following 9 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 25 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 5 overrides. The tag performed 80% of the time.