+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #676041 +++
Description of problem:
file doesn't detect certain architectures of RPM files, e.g. ppc64 or s390x.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. file foo-1.0-1.ppc64.rpm
RPM v3.0 bin
RPM v3.0 bin PowerPC 64
File doesn't recognize RPM arches for ppc64, s390, s390x and possibly others.
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Prior to this update, the file utility could have been unable to recognize RPM files for certain supported architectures. This update improves the file type recognition, and the RPM files for all supported architectures are now correctly identified as expected.
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 therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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if the solution does not work for you.