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To:Debian Bug Tracking System From:Jakub Wilk Subject:Bug#664526: file reports wrong build-id Date:Sun, 18 Mar 2012 17:39:40 +0100

Package: file
Version: 5.11-1
Severity: normal

file reports incorrect build-id for ELF files:

$ file /bin/ls | grep -o 'BuildID[^ ,]*'

$ readelf -n /bin/ls | grep Build\ ID
Build ID: 382308c40e3a0624dc0a3353a047824e723837df

Comparing the first 4 octets suggests that it's a problem with

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (990, 'unstable'), (500, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-2-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=pl_PL.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages file depends on:
ii libc6 2.13-27
ii libmagic1 5.11-1
ii zlib1g 1:1.2.6.dfsg-2

Jakub Wilk

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