[PATCH] remove hash bangs from non-executable scripts

John A Meinel john at arbash-meinel.com
Fri May 19 13:10:46 BST 2006


Andres Salomon wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> bzrlib/weave.py and bzrlib/uncommit.py both begin w/ #!/usr/bin/python.
> This angers debian's lintian check, as they are not meant to be
> executed:
> 
> W: bzr:
> script-not-executable ./usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/bzrlib/uncommit.py
> W: bzr:
> script-not-executable ./usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/bzrlib/weave.py
> 
> 
> I can't think of a reason why this should be the case; this patch
> removes the #! bit from the beginning of those files.

Actually weave.py is meant to be executable. It has a little bit of if
__name__ == '__main___': at the bottom. (You can use it to manually play
around with weave files and their contents).

From what I see weave.py is executable, so I'm not sure why debian's
lintian check would complain.

If we are fixing it, uncommit.py needs a copyright statement as the
first block. Not just to remove the #!.

John
=:->

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