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Re: [SLUG] File format...

Peter Chubb wrote:
> I have some old files, that are either encrypted or compressed or
> both...  But I can't remember what command I used to create them (it
> was more than five years ago).
> file just says they're data; but all have the first eight bytes as:
>      0x37 0xe4 0x53 0x96 0xc9 0xdb 0xd6 0x07
> after that they differ.
> Does anyone out there recognise this `magic number' ?

try the file-command. this will hopefully give you some information
about the format.

$ file xyz

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