Re: ITP: file2
Wed, 26 May 1999 21:37:01 -0700, Joey Hess <email@example.com> wrote about Re: ITP: file2 (<19990526213701.C20035@kitenet.net>):
joey> Kenshi Muto wrote:
joey> > file(1) doesn't check "which KANJI code file uses?", so it only
joey> > reports "ASCII text (with escape sequences)" on file using KANJI
joey> > character.
joey> My question was, could /etc/magic or /usr/share/misc/magic have lines added
joey> to detect these files?
I seem it is not easy because check is rather complex.
I'll try modify magic file but maybe I can't do without change source
of file command ... :-(
If anyone have any idea, please teach me.
file2 source package can be got from