upgrade of file(1) to 4.10 (including FreeBSD elf(5) fixes)

Oliver Eikemeier eikemeier at fillmore-labs.com
Mon Aug 9 02:18:00 PDT 2004

David O'Brien wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 03, 2004 at 08:31:15PM +0200, Oliver Eikemeier wrote:
>> As usual, file(1) has to follow. Anyway, since it works for now, and
>> currently there is no reason to break it, why is it bad? I actually 
>> like
>> that feature, and it is useful for debugging ports that should have 
>> been
>> recompiled after a system upgrade.
> Sounds like you're trying to work around bugs in the Ports Collection,
> please go fix those bugs and use the proper tool for the job.

Could you please elaborate which bugs you are referring to? The current 
file(1) works fine for me in this aspect, so what are better tools for 
the job?


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