filtering file types vs. extensions

Bingham, Ryan ryanb at AACRAO.ORG
Fri Jun 6 18:24:01 IST 2003

> 1. Block specific file types (you would have to specify the "file"
> strings you are looking for.
> 2. Block file types that don't match their extensions (this could only
> done for a known subset of "file" outputs).
> 3. Add a "file" output specifier to each rule in filename.rules.conf,
> that the rule matches if either the filename matches or the file type
> matches.
> 4. Any more ideas?
> Your votes please....

I think all of the options you mention would be great, but I mainly had
in mind number 3.

Thanks again Julian, I continue to be amazed at your ability to do all


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