FS#70832 - upstream bug in file 5.40-3, fixed in upstream CVS master

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Steven Winikoff (smw) - Thursday, 13 May 2021, 02:19 GMT
Last edited by Sébastien Luttringer (seblu) - Monday, 27 September 2021, 10:28 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Core
Status Closed
Assigned To Sébastien Luttringer (seblu)
Architecture All
Severity Very Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No


Description: file 5.40-3 reports MP3 files incorrectly

This is a confirmed upstream bug, with the following symptom:

expected result:
$ file -i foo.mp3
foo.mp3: audio/mpeg; charset=binary

actual result:
$ file -i foo.mp3
foo.mp3: audio/mpegapplication/octet-stream; charset=binary

Additional info:
* package version(s): 5.40-3
* link to upstream bug report: https://bugs.astron.com/view.php?id=259

Steps to reproduce:
As above, just run 'file -i' on an MP3 file
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Closed by  Sébastien Luttringer (seblu)
Monday, 27 September 2021, 10:28 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Comment by Steven Winikoff (smw) - Saturday, 25 September 2021, 19:16 GMT
This problem appears to have been fixed in file 5.40-6, in which case this can be closed.