Manual Reference Pages - CHKGRP (8)
- check the syntax of the group file
scans the given file or, failing that, the system-wide group file for
Specifically, it checks that every non-blank, non-comment
entry is composed of four colon-separated fields, that none of them
contains whitespace, and that the third field (the group ID) is
It will also check for invalid characters in the group names
and group members.
The following options are available:
This option disables printing of text when the group format
group database file
if errors were found in the group file,
For each error found,
will print an error message containing the name of the file being
scanned and the line number on which the error was found.
utility appeared in
.Fx 3.0 .
utility and this manual page were written by
.An Dag-Erling Smrgrav Aq des@FreeBSD.org .
Further functionality was added by
.An Liam J. Foy Aq firstname.lastname@example.org .
Should check the range of the group ID.
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