This extension is enabled by default as of PHP
5.3.0. Before this time, fileinfo was a PECL extension but is no
longer maintained there. However, versions prior to 5.3+ may use
the » discontinued PECL extension.
Windows users must include the bundled php_fileinfo.dll DLL file in php.ini to enable this extension.
The libmagic library is bundled with PHP, but
includes PHP specific changes. A patch against libmagic named
libmagic.patch is maintained and may be
found within the PHP fileinfo extensions source.
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