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package-file-is-executable

The named packaging file is executable.

There is no reason to make the control, changelog or copyright files executable.

You will also see this tag for a Debhelper-related packaging file that is marked executable while using a compat level below 9.

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.163. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit ea05801. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check debhelper.

Visibility: warning

The following 3 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 9 times (in any Lintian version).

There were no overrides.