Matthieu Moy <> writes:

> Junio C Hamano <> writes:
>> Matthieu Moy <> writes:
>>> writes:
>>>> diff --git a/contrib/mw-to-git/git-mw.perl b/contrib/mw-to-git/git-mw.perl
>>>> new file mode 100644
>>>> index 0000000..a2f0aa1
>>>> --- /dev/null
>>>> +++ b/contrib/mw-to-git/git-mw.perl
>>> *.perl scripts are usually executable in Git's tree (although it's
>>> usually better to run the non-*.perl version).
>> Good eyes.  But if we encourage people to run non-*.perl version,
>> perhaps we should drop the executable bit from the source, no?
> But by default, I'd say consistency is most important so if other *.perl
> are executable, we should do the same.

Ah, I should have been more clear.  I meant "perhaps we should drop
executable bits from existing *.perl source files."

> But it may make sense to change the convention, i.e. run a "chmod -x
> *.perl" in Git's tree (in any case, people can still run "perl
> foo.perl").

Yes, that is exactly what I meant.
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