Re: Bug#275816: ITP: libfile-type-perl -- determine file type using magic
* Hilko Bengen:
> Florian Weimer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> File::Type uses magic numbers (typically at the start of a file) to
>> determine the MIME type of that file.
>> File::Type can use either a filename, or file contents, to determine the
>> type of a file.
>> (Another svk dependency.)
> Does its feature differ from File::MMagic (libfile-mmagic-perl)?
Not really. Actually File::Type appears to be inferior because it
doesn't use the magic(5) configuration files of the system.