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File-MMagic-XS (0.09006) **

Last time I checked, still can't parse system magic database, e.g. /usr/share/file/magic (bug first filed in RT 4 years ago).

The currently recommended module in this area seems to be File::LibMagic. Other alternatives include File::MMagic (slow and buggy, no longer maintained), Media::Type::Simple (only maps MIME type from/to file extension).

Steven Haryanto - 2011-06-15T02:55:05 (permalink)

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