The `file` command may not report MIME type for XML files in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • file -i may not detect XML files.
  • Tried using:
# file -i 
  • Trying to get the mime-type string for the file is what is failing.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4
  • file-4.17-15.el5_3.1-x86_64

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