Bug 92056

Summary: Linux kernel images are detected as MSDOS executables
Product: shared-mime-info Reporter: Sebastian Dröge (slomo) <slomo>
Component: freedesktop.org.xmlAssignee: Shared Mime Info group <shared_mime_info>
Status: RESOLVED MOVED QA Contact:
Severity: normal    
Priority: medium    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: Other   
OS: All   
i915 platform: i915 features:

Description Sebastian Dröge (slomo) 2015-09-20 07:55:14 UTC
See https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=680175

Problem here is apparently that Linux kernel images start with a DOS MZ header. Would be nice to add something that doesn't let our beloved kernel be recognized as 80s technology ;)
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