file -i (mime type) has bug ?

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Thu Sep 8 10:09:45 PDT 2005

In the last episode (Sep 08), Andriy Gapon said:
> on 08.09.2005 19:29 Dan Nelson said the following:
> > -i uses the magic.mime file instead of the standard magic file, and
> > there are no entries for RISC executables in there.
> Oh I see, completely different database.
> BTW who is in charge of this file - freebsd or some 3rd party (GNU?)
> from which we take file as contrib ?

/usr/src/contrib/file/FREEBSD-upgrade says the original source is at .  We are at 4.10; the latest version is

	Dan Nelson
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