False positives "text/plain,.exe"

Mark Martinec Mark.Martinec+amavis at ijs.si
Tue Apr 26 17:55:32 CEST 2016

On 2016-04-26 17:46, Mark Martinec wrote:
> Your sample (decoded and given to a file(1) utility) here reports:
>   Python script, Non-ISO extended-ASCII text executable
> and an entry in the @$map_full_type_to_short_type_re list
> matches /\bexecutable\b/i, returning the '.exe':
>     [qr/\bexecutable\b/i => 'exe'],

The other half of a solution is to send the incorrectly qualified
sample from the Python mailing list to the maintainer of the file(1)
utility, requesting that is should not be qualified as a Python program.


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