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file-magic: Python Bindings

This library is a Python ctypes interface to libmagic.

Installing

You can install file-magic either with:

python setup.py install
# or
easy_install .
# or
pip install file-magic

Using

import magic

detected = magic.detect_from_filename('magic.py')
print 'Detected MIME type: {}'.format(detected.mime_type)
print 'Detected encoding: {}'.format(detected.encoding)
print 'Detected file type name: {}'.format(detected.name)

Developing/Contributing

To run the tests:

python setup.py test