file doesn't recognize AVF video container

Bug #521689 reported by Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff on 2010-02-14
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
shared-mime-info
Fix Released
Medium
file (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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shared-mime-info (Ubuntu)
Low
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Bug Description

AVF is modified AVI container. The only difference is the first 4 bytes: they're 'AVF0' instead of 'RIFF' in AVI. A sample video in AVF can be found at http://duffy.fedorapeople.org/temp/vidvid/2009_08_25_21_07_59_ch3.avf
Would somebody add support of AVF to file, please?

description: updated
madbiologist (me-again) wrote :

This is fixed upstream in GStreamer plugins good 0.10.25

From the release notes:

Bugs fixed in this release
593117 : [avidemux] Support AVF files

That's a GNOME bug number. The corresponding bug report is at https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=593117

madbiologist (me-again) wrote :

Sorry, my mistake. Wrong bug report.

Please ignore comment #2.

Changed in file (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed

Confirmed in Oneiric release.

Nautilus can't recognize it either. Marking shared-mime-info affected.

AVF is a variant of AVI video container. The only difference is the first 4 bytes: they're 'AVF0' instead of 'RIFF' in AVI. A sample video in AVF can be found at http://duffy.fedorapeople.org/temp/vidvid/2009_08_25_21_07_59_ch3.avf

2009_08_25_21_07_59_ch3.avf:
 name: application/octet-stream
 data: application/octet-stream
 file: application/octet-stream

Changed in shared-mime-info (Ubuntu):
status: New → Won't Fix
importance: Undecided → Low
status: Won't Fix → Triaged

commit 02063fc9ead09c9ea8408a47234d2c61c28b9d19
Author: Bastien Nocera <email address hidden>
Date: Tue Feb 12 17:43:13 2013 +0100

    Add AVF file variant of the AVI container

    https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=55336
    See also:
    https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=593117

Changed in shared-mime-info:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → Fix Released
Changed in shared-mime-info (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
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