Package maintainers -- want test results by mail?

Iain Arnell iarnell at
Thu Jun 3 15:47:14 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 5:09 PM, seth vidal <skvidal at> wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-06-03 at 10:57 -0400, Matt McCutchen wrote:
>> On Wed, 2010-06-02 at 14:46 -0400, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
>> > When the shebang is to allow running some sort of unittest I generally just
>> > leave it alone (the end user won't want to run it and upstream does want to
>> > run the code when they're testing).
>> There is still no reason to have a shebang on a non-executable file.
>> The file must have started out executable in order for upstream to run
>> it.  The proper solution would be to remove the shebang in the same
>> place the executability gets removed.
> another option is to not flag things which impact NOT AT ALL
> functionality :)

Indeed. Only warn about non-executable shebang scripts in $PATH (or
non-executable anything in $PATH); otherwise it's just a comment that
me be useful elsewhere for test purposes.


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