applications/file

file - A utility for determining file types.

Website: http://www.darwinsys.com/file/
License: distributable
Vendor: Red Hat, Inc.
Description:
The file command is used to identify a particular file according to the
type of data contained by the file.  File can identify many different
file types, including ELF binaries, system libraries, RPM packages, and
different graphics formats.

You should install the file package, since the file command is such a
useful utility.

Packages

file-4.17-28.src [587 KiB] Changelog by Jan Kaluza (2012-06-13):
- removed fix for #826897
file-4.17-21.src [581 KiB] Changelog by Ondrej Vasik (2011-12-20):
- fix #758429 - check jpeg pattern before minix FS pattern
file-4.17-15.el5_3.1.src [572 KiB] Changelog by Daniel Novotny (2009-04-25):
- fix #497163 -  Incorrect command name from the core file
file-4.17-15.src [572 KiB] Changelog by Tomas Smetana (2008-08-07):
- Related: #235420 - detect also byte order mark in XML files
file-4.17-13.src [570 KiB] Changelog by Tomas Smetana (2008-03-12):
- correct the EFI detection patch
file-4.17-9.0.1.el5.src [568 KiB] Changelog by Martin Bacovsky (2007-05-26):
- resolves: #241027: CVE-2007-2799 file integer overflow
file-4.17-9.el5.src [567 KiB] Changelog by Martin Bacovsky (2007-03-22):
- Resolves: #233337: CVE-2007-1536: file 4.20 fixes a heap overflow 
  in that can result in arbitrary code
file-4.17-8.src [566 KiB] Changelog by Martin Bacovsky (2006-08-24):
- fix recognition of perl script with embed awk (#203610)

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