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manual page for init-checkconf

see also : sh - init


init-checkconf [OPTIONS] file

init-checkconf [OPTIONS] -f file

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Determine if specified Upstart init(8) job configuration file is valid.

By default, two checks are performed:

Ensure Upstart can parse overall file successfully

Ensure all script sections are parseable by shell


-d , --debug

Show some debug output.

-f file , --file=file

Specify job configuration file to check.

-i path , --initctl-path=path

Specify path to initctl(8) binary.

-s , --noscript

Do not check script sections.

-x path , --upstart-path=path

Specify path to init(8) binary.

-h , --help

Display usage statement.


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sh init init


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