Data file being flagged as executable

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Sat Sep 23 20:53:40 IST 2006

On 9/23/06, Jonathan B. Bayer <jbayer at> wrote:
> Hello MailScanner,
> I run a mailing list for a software program.  The program creates files with the suffix:  ".3pi".  For some reason these files are being flagged as executable by MailScanner.
> How do I tell MailScanner that these are not executable files?

It's not MS that flags the file as executable, it's the file command
on your server. Read "man file" to learn how to edit your magic file.


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