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607

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120

Last Update:

09 Oct 2021

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Ian F. Darwin
  • others

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file type guess utility unix linux commandline

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5.38 | Updated: 09 Oct 2021

Downloads:

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To install file, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To uninstall file, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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Deployment Method:

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1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)


2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade file -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'5.38'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade file -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'5.38'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install file
  win_chocolatey:
    name: file
    version: '5.38'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.


chocolatey_package 'file' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '5.38'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


cChocoPackageInstaller file
{
    Name     = "file"
    Version  = "5.38"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'file':
  ensure   => '5.38',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 11 Nov 2021.

Description

file

The file command is "a file type guesser", that is, a command-line tool that tells you in words what kind of data a file contains. Unlike most GUI systems, command-line UNIX systems - with this program leading the charge - don't rely on filename extentions to tell you the type of a file, but look at the file's actual contents. This is, of course, more reliable, but requires a bit of I/O.

Examples

$ file logo
logo: Adobe Photoshop Image, 2457 x 3425, RGB, 3x 8-bit channels
$ file INSTALL
INSTALL: ReStructuredText file, ASCII text

Usage

$ file --help
Usage: file [OPTION...] [FILE...]
Determine type of FILEs.

      --help                 display this help and exit
  -v, --version              output version information and exit
  -m, --magic-file LIST      use LIST as a colon-separated list of magic
                                number files
  -z, --uncompress           try to look inside compressed files
  -Z, --uncompress-noreport  only print the contents of compressed files
  -b, --brief                do not prepend filenames to output lines
  -c, --checking-printout    print the parsed form of the magic file, use in
                                conjunction with -m to debug a new magic file
                                before installing it
  -e, --exclude TEST         exclude TEST from the list of test to be
                                performed for file. Valid tests are:
                                apptype, ascii, cdf, compress, csv, elf,
                                encoding, soft, tar, json, text,
                                tokens
  -f, --files-from FILE      read the filenames to be examined from FILE
  -F, --separator STRING     use string as separator instead of `:'
  -i, --mime                 output MIME type strings (--mime-type and
                                --mime-encoding)
      --apple                output the Apple CREATOR/TYPE
      --extension            output a slash-separated list of extensions
      --mime-type            output the MIME type
      --mime-encoding        output the MIME encoding
  -k, --keep-going           don't stop at the first match
  -l, --list                 list magic strength
  -n, --no-buffer            do not buffer output
  -N, --no-pad               do not pad output
  -0, --print0               terminate filenames with ASCII NUL
  -P, --parameter            set file engine parameter limits
                                indir        15 recursion limit for indirection
                                name         30 use limit for name/use magic
                                elf_notes   256 max ELF notes processed
                                elf_phnum   128 max ELF prog sections processed
                                elf_shnum 32768 max ELF sections processed
  -r, --raw                  don't translate unprintable chars to \ooo
  -s, --special-files        treat special (block/char devices) files as
                              ordinary ones
  -S, --no-sandbox           disable system call sandboxing
  -C, --compile              compile file specified by -m
  -d, --debug                print debugging messages

Report bugs to https://bugs.astron.com/

legal\LICENSE.txt
MIT License

Copyright (c) 2017 Julian David Rath

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal
in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights
to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell
copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is
furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all
copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER
LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM,
OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE
SOFTWARE.
legal\VERIFICATION.txt
VERIFICATION

Verification is intended to assist the Chocolatey moderators and community
in verifying that this package's contents are trustworthy.

Package can be verified like this:

1. Go to
   x86: https://github.com/julian-r/file-windows/releases/download/v5.38/file_5.38-build49-vs2019-x86.zip
   x64: https://github.com/julian-r/file-windows/releases/download/v5.38/file_5.38-build49-vs2019-x64.zip

   to download the installer.

2. You can use one of the following methods to obtain the SHA256 checksum:
   - Use powershell function 'Get-FileHash'
   - Use Chocolatey utility 'checksum.exe'

   checksum32: 5604A2D55DF649A648C5547BDAA7801DA73E047906BA6F848F0AA2BAF38F38BB
   checksum64: 4DD53394B90141AF1F5A4E0549FC059AA1A754407E8BA70A1E6663B489F4CBDD

License text in LICENSE.txt file was obtained 
   on 10/09/2021
   from https://github.com/julian-r/file-windows/blob/master/LICENSE
tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$toolsDir = Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  fileFullPath   = Join-Path $toolsDir 'file_5.38-build49-vs2019-x86.zip'
  fileFullPath64 = Join-Path $toolsDir 'file_5.38-build49-vs2019-x64.zip'
  destination    = "$toolsDir\binaries"
  validExitCodes = @(0)
}

Get-ChocolateyUnzip @packageArgs

$filesToRemove = @($packageArgs['fileFullPath'], $packageArgs['fileFullPath64'])
$filesToRemove | % { Remove-Item -Path $_ -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue -Force }
tools\file_5.38-build49-vs2019-x64.zip
md5: DE39C11140B28C04974FD60331795844 | sha1: 85F43B6A29031F9D9DE5CC7826384117B0E467A9 | sha256: 4DD53394B90141AF1F5A4E0549FC059AA1A754407E8BA70A1E6663B489F4CBDD | sha512: FB5104B10F6A581C90428D107430768B6B0160BDECDC87AE6CC67F7B212C1AA445187F7E3211307524E93A05DA1E106A377CEEDC3EBD391B30F49E8BF95A85C4
tools\file_5.38-build49-vs2019-x86.zip
md5: 1209ED56A2DC78D3220C000A98A025A4 | sha1: 6A4C893D6FA35FAF917402110955407E8C48063C | sha256: 5604A2D55DF649A648C5547BDAA7801DA73E047906BA6F848F0AA2BAF38F38BB | sha512: 7102B61B377C0AE3BA9655C3A4963C8CB4C4EE353272DD7045CD1AD35C58FBBF111CC50335073B5EBC8EC61C6AD6B533FB2ACA44A50CAD3FC047AFB33927BF49

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
file 5.41 383 Monday, December 27, 2021 Approved
file 5.38 120 Saturday, October 9, 2021 Approved

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