file command failed to detect some mime types
On Tue, 1 May 2012 12:06:47 +0000 (UTC)
Camaleón <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 01 May 2012 15:47:27 +0530, J. Bakshi wrote:
> > I'm using "file -bi" command to check the mime types of files; specially
> > for .xls and .doc . It is running well on my local debian box. But the
> > detection is not working at all on a remote server having file-5.09;
> > don't know the linux distro on thar serever though. There the command
> > returns just
> > ` ` ` ` ` `
> > charset=binary
> > ` ` ` ` `
> > missing the mime types. Could anyone suggest how to debug this issue ?
> A bug in that specific version?
Not confirmed, but thanks for the clue.
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