file not recognizing MP3 files?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Tue Mar 1 01:51:56 PST 2011

On Feb 28, 2011, at 18:22, Andrew Watts wrote:

> It appears that version 5.05 of file is not recognizing MP3 files.  On
> my mac, running 10.5.8, I get this:
> andrew at drbernice ~ $ file nanana.mp3
> nanana.mp3: data

Looks like this:

Are you on PowerPC or Intel? Could be an endian issue.

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