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@@ -43,16 +43,20 @@ This will build the module. After this step you can optionally run
'make test' to test the package.
Finally, run the following command as root:
make install
-This package contains the 'magic' file for the file(1) utility. It is
-not installed by default, as its installation location differs
-considerably between various distributions. See the documentation in
-your distribution for detailed instructions.
+This package contains the 'magic' file for the file(1) utility - doc/magic.
+It is not installed by default, as its installation location differs
+considerably between various distributions. Usually, appending its content
+to /etc/magic will do the job:
+
+ cat doc/magic >> /etc/magic
+
+See the documentation in your distribution for detailed instructions.
After properly installing this file, you will be able to use file(1)
to briefly examine binary logs. For example:
$ file 10.log
10.log: NXC binary log file, version 1.0, format L3, 81004 records

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