filtering file types vs. extensions
Kevin.Spicer at BMRB.CO.UK
Fri Jun 6 16:38:21 IST 2003
There is a perl module that does that too. Can't remember what its called offhand - but I do remember its named fairly obviously (the word magic is in there somewhere!)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mariano Absatz [mailto:mailscanner at LISTS.COM.AR]
> Sent: 06 June 2003 16:35
> To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
> Subject: Re: filtering file types vs. extensions
> That should be possible using the magic file and the logic
> that the file
> command uses (with that same file).
> man magic
> man file
> El 6 Jun 2003 a las 11:29, Bingham, Ryan escribió:
> > Hi Julian,
> > This is just a feature question. Some of the commercial products
> > (Sybari's Antigen for Exchange comes to mind) that (try to) do what
> > MailScanner does have the ability to discern the file type
> even if the
> > extension does not match (e.g. spot a Windows executable
> file even if it
> > doesn't have an .exe extension).
> > Is this something that would ever be possible with MailScanner?
> > Thanks again for an awesome program!!
> > Ryan
> Mariano Absatz
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