Checks path names.
pathchk [ -p ] PathName ...
The pathchk command checks that one or more path names are valid and portable. By default, the pathchk command checks each component of each path name specified by the path name parameter based on the underlying file system. An error message is sent for each path name that meets the following criteria:
It is not considered an error if one or more components of a path name do not exist, as long as a file matching the path name specified by the PathName parameter could be created that does not violate any of the above criteria.
More extensive portability checks are performed when the -p flag is specified.
|-p||Performs path name checks based on POSIX portability standards. An error message is sent for each path name that meets the following criteria:|
This command returns the
following exit values:
|0||All PathName operands passed all of the checks.|
|>0||An error occurred.|
pathchk -p /home/bob/temp
|/usr/bin/pathchk||Contains the pathchk command.|
The mhpath command.
The File Systems Overview for System Management in AIX 5L Version 5.1 System Management Guide: Operating System and Devices.