NAME

MIME::Detect::Type - the type of a file

SYNOPSIS

    my $type = $mime->mime_type('/usr/bin/perl');
    print $type->mime_type;
    print $type->comment;

METHODS

$type->aliases

Reference to the aliases of this type

$type->comment

Array reference of the type description in various languages (currently unused)

$type->mime_type

    print "Content-Type: " . $type->mime_type . "\r\n";

String of the content type

$type->globs

    print $_ for @{ $type->globs };

Arrayref of the wildcard globs of this type

$type->extension

    print $type->extension; # pl

Returns the default extension for this mime type, without a separating dot or the glob.

$type->valid_extension( $fn )

    print "$fn has the wrong extension"
        unless $type->valid_extension( $fn );

Returns whether $fn matches one of the extensions as specified in globs. If there is a match, the extension is returned.

$type->priority

    print $type->priority;

Priority of this type. Types with higher priority get tried first when trying to recognize a file type.

The default priority is 50.

$type->superclass

    my $sc = $type->superclass;
    print $sc->mime_type;

The notional superclass of this file type. Note that superclasses don't necessarily match the same magic numbers.

$type->matches $buffer

    my $buf = "PK\003\004"; # first four bytes of file
    if( $type->matches( $buf ) {
        print "Looks like a " . $type->mime_type . " file";
    };

REPOSITORY

The public repository of this module is http://github.com/Corion/filter-signatures.

SUPPORT

The public support forum of this module is https://perlmonks.org/.

BUG TRACKER

Please report bugs in this module via the RT CPAN bug queue at https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Dist/Display.html?Name=Filter-signatures or via mail to filter-signatures-Bugs@rt.cpan.org.

AUTHOR

Max Maischein corion@cpan.org

COPYRIGHT (c)

Copyright 2015-2016 by Max Maischein corion@cpan.org.

LICENSE

This module is released under the same terms as Perl itself.