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    Subjectexecute bit on scripts (was Re: [PATCH] add diffconfig utility)
    Sam Ravnborg wrote:
    > I will merge it if the feedabck is positive and eventual feedback
    > is dealt with. (And Tim reminds me to do so in a week or so).


    > I take most of the random scripts in scripts/ via kbuild.git.

    OK - sounds like you're the right person to ask a question
    that has been nagging me.

    Is there a proper way to get the execute bit set in the git tree
    on patches that contain scripts? I think patches
    produced by git have something that sets the file permissions?
    Is this something that can (or should) be hand-added to
    a non-git patch? (I use quilt).

    I put that blurb in the patch description about doing a
    'chmod a+x', but that doesn't seem reliable.
    -- Tim

    Tim Bird
    Architecture Group Chair, CE Linux Forum
    Senior Staff Engineer, Sony Corporation of America

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