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Date: Sun, 30 Aug 2020 17:44:09 -0700
From: Andrew Morton <>
To: Mrinal Pandey <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] scripts: Add intended executable mode and SPDX license

On Thu, 27 Aug 2020 14:54:05 +0530 Mrinal Pandey <> wrote:

> commit b72231eb7084 ("scripts: add self test") added the file
> to the repository without the executable flag and license
> information.

The x bit shouldn't matter.

If someone downloads and applies patch-5.9.xz (which is a supported way
of obtaining a kernel) then patch(1) will erase the x bit anyway.

Is some other script invoking directly, instead of
using `/bin/sh'?  If so, please let's fix that.

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