Linux file command identifies text-file as DOS executable (COM)
jerry.benton at mailborder.com
Mon Nov 2 15:33:05 UTC 2015
There is no issue between the file command and MailScanner. MailScanner essentially asks file what MIME type it is and gets an answer. How that answer is derived has nothing to do with MailScanner.
> On Nov 2, 2015, at 10:16 AM, Heino Backhaus <heino.backhaus at fink-computer.de> wrote:
> A funny thing came a cross my eyes...
> if your using file v5.14 to detect executeables and you put this "锘"
> chinese charakter at the beginning of a text-file it will be detected as DOS-Executeable (COM). I'm wondering if i schould upgrade to file 5.24.
> Are there known issues with file v5.24 and Mailscanner?
> # file msg-17333-4.txt
> msg-17333-4.txt: DOS executable (COM)
> # file --version
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