ShellCheck – check basic POSIX shell script errors

2015-08-03 96 words 1 min read

Here is description of the tool:

Description : The goals of ShellCheck are:
  • To point out and clarify typical beginner’s syntax issues,
    :   that causes a shell to give cryptic error messages.
  • To point out and clarify typical intermediate level semantic
    :   problems, that causes a shell to behave strangely and
    :   counter-intuitively.
  • To point out subtle caveats, corner cases and pitfalls, that may
    :   cause an advanced user’s otherwise working script to fail under
    :   future circumstances.

To install

dnf install ShellCheck

And just run the tool on the script to get the common errors.


Authored By Amit Agarwal

Amit Agarwal, Linux and Photography are my hobbies.Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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