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PATHCHK(1)						      General Commands Manual							PATHCHK(1)

pathchk - check pathname SYNOPSIS
pathchk [-p] path ... OPTIONS
-p Check against POSIX rules EXAMPLES
pathchk /usr/src/file.c # Check the accessibility of file.c pathchk -p file # Check posix compliance of file DESCRIPTION
Pathchk verifies path names and display error if paths are too long, contain names that are too long, go thru a non-searchable directory or contain an invalid character in names. If the -p flag is specified, the POSIX rules apply instead of the rules of the current file system. PATHCHK(1)

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PATHCHK(1)							   User Commands							PATHCHK(1)

pathchk - check whether file names are valid or portable SYNOPSIS
Diagnose invalid or unportable file names. -p check for most POSIX systems -P check for empty names and leading "-" --portability check for all POSIX systems (equivalent to -p -P) --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit AUTHOR
Written by Paul Eggert, David MacKenzie, and Jim Meyering. REPORTING BUGS
Report pathchk bugs to GNU coreutils home page: <> General help using GNU software: <> COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>. This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law. SEE ALSO
The full documentation for pathchk is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and pathchk programs are properly installed at your site, the command info coreutils 'pathchk invocation' should give you access to the complete manual. GNU coreutils 7.1 July 2010 PATHCHK(1)
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