list file for package missing final newline

Fernan Aguero fernan.aguero at
Sat Jan 13 14:46:49 UTC 2007

On 1/13/07, ben darby <ben at> wrote:
> * Peter Garrett wrote:
> > that's probably why the "Debian Gods" decided it wasn't necessary to
> > identify the archive type explicitly, although I would have thought
> >
> > file package.deb
> >
> > would be more informative than it actually is!
> there is further information there however a simple 'file package.deb'
> will only return the first test that is successful as per the man page,
> if you want more try the '-kr' flags

Great! I didn't know about this. Thanks for the pointer!


Fernan Aguero

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