Bug 87432 - file command output incosistent for image types
file command output incosistent for image types
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: file (Show other bugs)
7.3
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-03-26 16:30 EST by Jón Fairbairn
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-12-16 18:11:39 EST
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Description Jón Fairbairn 2003-03-26 16:30:31 EST
Description of problem:
If I run file on a gif, png, bmp or jpeg, the output includes <n> x <m>
For gif, png and bmp the [first] <n> and <m> are the width and height of the
image, but for jpeg it's the resolution rather than the image size.

This makes it harder than necessary to use the output in scripts.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

file-3.39-8.7x

How reproducible:

completely

Steps to Reproduce:
1. file something.jpg
2. file something.gif
3. file something.bmp 
etc.
    
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Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2003-12-16 18:11:39 EST
There are limits imposed by the magic format that limit
what can be displayed.

The feature request needs to be made to the maintainer,
hence bug resolved UPSTREAM.
Comment 2 Jón Fairbairn 2003-12-16 19:20:37 EST
OK. Does this mean I should take the bug up with the maintainer, or
have yyou already passed it on?

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