> N: The directory has a mode different from 0755, and it's not one of the
> N: known exceptions.
> N: Refer to Debian Policy Manual section 10.9 (Permissions and
> owners) for
> N: details.
> N: Severity: normal, Certainty: possible
> However, when I look at the referenced section of the Debian Policy
> Manual it says (in part): "Directories should be mode 755 or (for
> group-writability) mode 2775."
> So why is lintian complaining?
Because it's not a "standard" directory mode, and warns about it in case
this was done in error. If it's intentional, you can document this with a
lintian override in the package.
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