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Wscript-not-executable

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 scripts.

Visibility: warning

This file starts with the #! sequence that marks interpreted scripts, but it is not executable.

There has been some discussion to allow such files in paths other than /usr/bin but there was ultimately no broad support for it.

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The following 297 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 1451 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 583 overrides. The tag performed 60% of the time.