Originally Posted by samveen
After wandering around looking for an android build of the file command, I finally went ahead and compiled it myself.
The attached package contains the file binary (v5.11), the libmagic.so shared library, the associated magic files and the build specific files that I needed (over and above the source) to build it. The paths of the files are relative to '/'.
source: file website (www_darwinsys_com/file/)
compiling: Native Vim on Android (gdr_geekhood_net/gdrwpl/vim-android.php)
Note: Add the location of libmagic.so to LD_LIBRARY_PATH to get rid of the "CANNOT LINK EXECUTABLE" error. (I use /data/local/lib)
I followed your instructions and it works perfectly.
$ echo $LD_LIBRARY_PATH
Usage: file [-bchikLlNnprsvz0] [--apple] [--mime-encoding] [--mime-type]
[-e testname] [-F separator] [-f namefile] [-m magicfiles] file ...
file -C [-m magicfiles]
$ getprop | grep device
I have been looking for this for a while. Man!! This post needs some serious attention. Great work.
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