[arch-general] file 4.25-1 doesn't recognize PNG image files

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 22:44:35 EDT 2008

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 8:43 PM, Alessandro Doro <ordo.ad at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've found that the new version of 'file' (4.25-1, i686) recognizes png
> files as data.
> The previous version (4.24-1) is ok.
> This is an upstream bug (reproduced building the package in a five year
> old suse system) related to the changes in the magic file.
> I've not digged in the code of the program so I don't know how/where the
> problem arises.
> I fixed the bug patching the source file magic/Magdir/images (see
> attachment) and rebuilding magic.mgc.
> Please, someone let me know if this is the right place for this kind of
> messages or if I should open a new task on Flyspray.

Upstream would be the correct place...

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