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Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 21:14:41 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: Scripts +x

magnum, Jim -

On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 01:05:31AM +0200, magnum wrote:
> I believe you use to drop the x bit on perl (and ruby) scripts in run/ 
> when wrapping up a Jumbo for release. Why is that?

Not intentional.  It's more like I don't bother setting those bits on
scripts newly introduced with patches.  Maybe I should.

As to the latest jumbo, Jim's john-1.7.8-jumbo-6RC2-3.tar.gz, which I
sort of had to use, didn't have those scripts +x.


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