dpkg packaging problems

Martin Pitt mpitt at debian.org
Fri Jan 2 16:08:40 UTC 2015

Hello Enrico,

Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult [2015-01-02 16:52 +0100]:
> Unfortunately, the .so's loose the +x flag in the package
> (while usual 'make install' is okay) - it seems that some of the
> dh stuff drops that flag :(

Yes, man dh_fixperms. Shared libraries don't need to and should not be
executable. If you have a corner case where that's desirable, use -X
to exclude those from permission fixes.

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