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Re: Association program

On Tue, 25 Aug 1998 vaidhy@wwdg.com wrote:

>  I am planning to write a program that will associate file types to
>  corresponding binaries. I would like to know if I am duplicating
>  something. If not, I would like your advice on which shell should I
>  start with..

please use file and not hard-coded 3-letter filename extensions (such as
".txt", ".doc", etc).

see 'man file' for more information on the file program.

> BTW, I am planning it only for CLI. Once done, I hope to package it
> for debian..


craig sanders

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