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Description:Determine file type.
Developer/Porter:Stefan Haubenthal
Short: Determine file type
Author: christos@astron.com (Christos Zoulas) et al.
Uploader: polluks+aminet sdf lonestar org (Stefan Haubenthal)
Type: dev/gg
Version: 5.39
Architecture: ppc-morphos
URL: http://www.darwinsys.com/file/

Usage: file [OPTION...] [FILE...]
Determine type of FILEs.

--help display this help and exit
-v, --version output version information and exit
-m, --magic-file LIST use LIST as a colon-separated list of magic
number files
-z, --uncompress try to look inside compressed files
-Z, --uncompress-noreport only print the contents of compressed files
-b, --brief do not prepend filenames to output lines
-c, --checking-printout print the parsed form of the magic file, use in
conjunction with -m to debug a new magic file
before installing it
-e, --exclude TEST exclude TEST from the list of test to be
performed for file. Valid tests are:
apptype, ascii, cdf, compress, csv, elf,
encoding, soft, tar, json, text,
--exclude-quiet TEST like exclude, but ignore unknown tests
-f, --files-from FILE read the filenames to be examined from FILE
-F, --separator STRING use string as separator instead of `:'
-i, --mime output MIME type strings (--mime-type and
--apple output the Apple CREATOR/TYPE
--extension output a slash-separated list of extensions
--mime-type output the MIME type
--mime-encoding output the MIME encoding
-k, --keep-going don't stop at the first match
-l, --list list magic strength
-L, --dereference follow symlinks
-h, --no-dereference don't follow symlinks (default)
-n, --no-buffer do not buffer output
-N, --no-pad do not pad output
-0, --print0 terminate filenames with ASCII NUL
-p, --preserve-date preserve access times on files
-P, --parameter set file engine parameter limits
bytes 1048576 max bytes to look inside file
elf_notes 256 max ELF notes processed
elf_phnum 2048 max ELF prog sections processed
elf_shnum 32768 max ELF sections processed
indir 50 recursion limit for indirection
name 50 use limit for name/use magic
regex 8192 length limit for REGEX searches
-r, --raw don't translate unprintable chars to ooo
-s, --special-files treat special (block/char devices) files as
ordinary ones
-S, --no-sandbox disable system call sandboxing
-C, --compile compile file specified by -m
-d, --debug print debugging messages

Report bugs to https://bugs.astron.com/

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Upload Date:Dec 22 2020
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