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  • I find that most of the executable file problems that I see are down to samba setting +x as a way of storing the DOS archive file attribute. It sucks, but there you go. It's not like any software actually uses that attribute, anyway...


    • I've seen that a lot, but this is dBase IV for Solaris UNIX. (Ancient and unsupported.) Users set the x bit either because they don't understand chmod or because they think they have to.

      J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers