[Ecls-list] Patch queue housecleaning

Matthew Mondor mm_lists at pulsar-zone.net
Mon Sep 22 18:23:17 UTC 2014

On Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:08:09 +0200
Arto Bendiken <arto at bendiken.net> wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 7:42 AM, Philipp Marek <philipp at marek.priv.at> wrote:
> > I added you to the project; thank you very much for any time and help that you can offer!
> Thanks, Phil. I've accordingly taken care of closing obsolete tickets
> and merging obvious patches per my earlier outline.
> The single remaining pending patch in the issue tracker is now #35:
> https://sourceforge.net/p/ecls/patches/35/
> It concerns removing the ostensibly superfluous executable permissions
> from *.fas files. It would seem safe to apply, unless ECL requires
> these files to have exec bits for some obscure reason or another. I
> would go ahead and eventually merge that patch and close out #35, too,
> if there are no objections in the next several days.

Since they're dynamically linked shared libraries, it's common for
those to have the executable bit.  I'm not sure if some operating
systems really need those to be able to dynamically load them,
however;  Linux and the BSDs don't.


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