file_5.25-2ubuntu1_amd64.deb


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Description

file - Determines file type using "magic" numbers

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name: file
Package version: 5.25
Package release: 2ubuntu1
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 76 B
Download size: 20.73 KB
Official Mirror: archive.ubuntu.com
File tests each argument in an attempt to classify it. There are three sets of tests, performed in this order: filesystem tests, magic number tests, and language tests. The first test that succeeds causes the file type to be printed.

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    Source package: file

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install file deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install file

    Files

    • /usr/bin/file
    • /usr/share/bug/file/control
    • /usr/share/bug/file/presubj
    • /usr/share/doc/file/README.Debian
    • /usr/share/doc/file/README.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/file/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/file/copyright
    • /usr/share/man/man1/file.1.gz

    Changelog

    2015-11-20 - Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers@ubuntu.com> file (1:5.25-2ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium * Merge from Debian unstable. Remaining changes: - Adjust python build dependencies for cross builds. - Allow the package to cross-build.

    2015-09-22 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de> file (1:5.25-2) unstable; urgency=medium * Fix --mime-encoding. Closes: #799690

    2015-09-18 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de> file (1:5.25-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream version 5.25 * Import important commits post 5.25 release: - PR/479: check the format length modifiers, protect against 0-divide and offset out of bounds reads - print annotations * Disable detection of VAX COFF executables. Closes: #697846

    2015-09-13 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de> file (1:5.24-2) unstable; urgency=medium * Fix handling of file's --parameter option. Closes: #798410 * Fix strength of Python script detection. Closes: #698569, #798796

    2015-09-04 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de> file (1:5.24-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream version 5.24. Addresses: - mistakes some PDFs, Closes: #520098 - '#!' should have a bigger strength, Closes: #698569 * Update build dependencies: - dh-python - Recent dpkg-dev version for minimal restriction formula support

    2015-05-21 - Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers@ubuntu.com> file (1:5.22+15-2ubuntu1) wily; urgency=medium * Merge from Debian unstable. Remaining changes: - Adjust python build dependencies for cross builds. - Allow the package to cross-build. * Dropped patches included in new version: - debian/patches/CVE-2014-3710.patch - debian/patches/CVE-2014-8116.patch - debian/patches/CVE-2014-8117.patch - debian/patches/pr398-truncate-pascal-strings.patch

    2015-03-10 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de> file (1:5.22+15-2) unstable; urgency=medium * Restore detection of some jpeg files. Closes: #780095

    2015-01-09 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de> file (1:5.22+15-1) unstable; urgency=high * Use upstream commit FILE5_22-11-ge452600 to include yet another security fix (PR/411).

    2015-01-03 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de> file (1:5.22+2-1) unstable; urgency=medium * New upstream version. Closes: #774219 * Use upstream commit FILE5_22-2-g9f0601f to include all recent fixes.

    2014-12-21 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de> file (1:5.21+15-1) unstable; urgency=high * Fixes a security issue, urgency set to high * New upstream version 5.21 - Limit number of elf program and sections processing - Reduce the number of recursion levels Closes: #773148 (CVE-2014-8116, CVE-2014-8117) * Use upstream commit FILE5_21-15-ge7e96a9 to include all recent fixes.

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