broken /usr/bin/file behaviour

Greg Matthews gmatt at NERC.AC.UK
Thu Nov 24 11:28:59 GMT 2005

On Wed, 2005-11-23 at 18:05 +0000, Julian Field wrote:
> File it as a bug in the "file" command, they should be able to expand 
> the "magic" file (which holds the detection signature table) so that it 
> successfully deduces that this file is in fact a text file and not a 
> QuickTime movie (a very short one :-)

I've verified the behaviour in the most recent version (4.16) and sent
an email to Christos. In the meantime I suppose I'd better allow
quicktime movies through my relays...


Greg Matthews           01491 692445
Head of UNIX/Linux, iTSS Wallingford

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