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Re: New place for /etc/magic ?

On Sun, Feb 22, 1998 at 03:03:12AM -0300, Nicolás Lichtmaier wrote:

> Upstream has chang /etc/magic to /usr/share/magic.
> Idea:
>  * I'll move /etc/magic to /usr/share/magic and no longer mark it as a
> conffile.
>  * I'll write a short /etc/magic with a message: "Add your local file
> definitions here, the main defs will be taken from /usr/share/magic, but
> don't edit there, send the entry to..."
>  * I'll have `file' parse /etc/magic first.

I like it.  The existing /etc/magic is not really a conffile.  But then
again, neither are /etc/services, /etc/protocols, ...


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