'file' Command Giving False Positives

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Fri Jul 2 15:35:23 UTC 2010

On Fri, 02 Jul 2010 11:25:20 -0400, Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org> wrote:
> Why is it incorrect?  "LZ" as the first two bytes in a file is (unless
> my memory is badly mistaken) exactly what the old command.com looked for
> as the flag of an executable.

If I ask *my* memory, it tells me that what you mean is "MZ". As
far as I remember, those are the initials of a programmer involved
with the creation of the DOS binary executable format. :-)

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