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Release Notes: Bugfixes and magic improvements were made. Replacement functions for strcasestr() and fmtcheck() were added for systems missing them. A "-E" option was added to exit on filesystem errors. A "--apple" option that outputs the file type and creator code as used by older MacOS versions was added. A "clear" keyword was added to the magic syntax, and the behavior of "default" was changed to make it more useful. Sane handling of empty and one byte files was improved.

Release Notes: Bug fixes and magic improvements were made.

Release Notes: Various minor bugfixes and enhancements were made.

Release Notes: This release adds various magic additions and updates and minor bugfixes.

Release Notes: Differentiation of text and binary files has been improved. Hardwired token finding has been transformed into soft magic. Magic priorities have been adjusted, and magic has been added and improved. Minor bugs have been fixed.

Release Notes: Several minor bugs were fixed. Several magic improvements were made, notably for multimedia formats.

Release Notes: The detection of zip files was fixed. Other minor magic enhancements were made. The MIME types of filesystem objects were renamed for consistency with xdg-utils. MingW compilation was fixed.

  •  13 Jun 2011 11:55

Release Notes: Several regressions in magic were fixed. A buffer overflow was corrected. The program version is now recorded in only one place. Several documentation improvements were made.

Release Notes: The Python bindings were updated and fixed. Magic support for OCF (EPUB) files and for lrzip files was added. Zip file magic was adapted for files with unsupported special types. Many more magic updates and fixes were made. Several minor bugs were fixed.

  •  29 Jan 2010 21:45

Release Notes: This is a bugfix and security release. There are no new features.


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