Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 185446
Mis-identifies ASCII as MSX game cartridge dump
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:09 EST
Description of problem:
All ASCII files beginning with the 2 letters AB
are identified as MSX game cartrage dumps.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.echo AB | file -s -
standard input: MSX game cartridge dump
Identification as ASCII text.
Bug in magic(5). I looked at the latest version of file (4.17) and the problem
is not in the new version. (The offending magic line is commented out.)
This occasionaly breaks one of our apps and causes problems with our users.
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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if the solution does not work for you.