~blowry/file

811e7eafe8e26088a2c18484f9c79c73aa281383 — Christos Zoulas 15 years ago 200530e
Bring things closer to today's reality.
3 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)

M LEGAL.NOTICE
M MAINT
M README
M LEGAL.NOTICE => LEGAL.NOTICE +2 -2
@@ 1,7 1,7 @@
$Id: LEGAL.NOTICE,v 1.14 2004/09/11 19:15:56 christos Exp $
$Id: LEGAL.NOTICE,v 1.15 2006/05/03 18:48:33 christos Exp $
Copyright (c) Ian F. Darwin 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995.
Software written by Ian F. Darwin and others;
maintained 1994-2004 Christos Zoulas.
maintained 1994- Christos Zoulas.

This software is not subject to any export provision of the United States
Department of Commerce, and may be exported to any country or planet.

M MAINT => MAINT +10 -8
@@ 1,4 1,4 @@
$Id: MAINT,v 1.5 2003/03/23 04:36:37 christos Exp $
$Id: MAINT,v 1.6 2006/05/03 18:48:33 christos Exp $

Maintenance notes:



@@ 18,13 18,15 @@ short.
- Do not distribute changed versions.

People trying to be helpful occasionally put up their hacked versions
of the file command for FTP, then the "archie" server finds and publishes
the hacked version, and people all over the world get copies of it.
Within a day or two I am getting email from around the world
asking me why "my" file command won't compile!!! Needless to say this
detracts from the limited time I have available to work on the actual
software.  Therefore I ask you again to please NOT distribute
your changed version.
of the file command for anonymous FTP, and people all over the
world get copies of the hacked versions.  Within a day or two I am
getting email from around the world asking me why "my" file command
won't compile!!! Needless to say this detracts from the limited
time I have available to work on the actual software. Therefore I
ask you again to please NOT distribute your changed version. If
you need to make changes, please add a patch file next to the
distribution tar, and a README file that clearly explains what you
are trying to fix.


Thank you for your assistance and cooperation.

M README => README +3 -2
@@ 1,5 1,5 @@
** README for file(1) Command **
@(#) $Id: README,v 1.33 2003/05/23 21:31:56 christos Exp $
@(#) $Id: README,v 1.34 2006/05/03 18:48:33 christos Exp $

This is Release 4.x of Ian Darwin's (copyright but distributable)
file(1) command. This version is the standard "file" command for Linux,


@@ 96,7 96,8 @@ and does not exist any longer.

From: Kees Zeelenberg

An MS-Windows (Win32) port of File-3.36 is available from
An MS-Windows (Win32) port of File-4.17 is available from
http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/

File is an implementation of the Unix File(1) command.
It knows the 'magic number' of several thousands of file types.