On Wed, May 23, 2007 at 03:31:27PM -0500, Martin McCormick wrote:
>       I discovered that the "file" utility works for some
> accounts on a new FreeBSD system but not others.  When it
> doesn't work, the response is:
> file: could not find any magic files!
>       If I am su'd to root, me, or any of several other
> accounts on the system, I get that same error.  Still other user
> ID's in the same class can use file just fine.

>       Any other suggestions at what I should look at?  This is
> one of those dumb things that is driving me crazy today.:-)  All
> I know is I probably caused this but I am at a loss as to how.

Maybe the ownership and/or permissions of /usr/share/misc are wrong?

R.F.Smith                                   http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/
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