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pathchk checks a path for oddities including

  • permission problems
  • length
  • (optional) portability
  • (optional) awkwardness

Provided by

Most (all?) Linux distributions incorporate this from the GNU Coreutils: and use its man page

Related Commands

  • basename - get the base filename part of a pathname.
  • dirname - get the directory part of a pathname.
  • mktemp - Create a temporary

See also

shell scripting

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