[OpenWrt-Devel] Thoughts on shellcheck?

Bastian Bittorf bittorf at bluebottle.com
Mon May 4 04:43:08 EDT 2015

* Eric Schultz <eschultz at prplfoundation.org> [03.05.2015 20:28]:
> Hey, I wanted to let folks know about this open source tool for finding
> errors in shell scripts that I stumbled on:
> https://github.com/koalaman/shellcheck. Not sure on how applicable it will
> be to the complex features that OpenWrt uses but if it worked well, maybe
> it could be added and used for verifying new shell script modifications.

We did some experiments with that and came to the conclusion,
that it does not make sense. it's more an approach for beginners
the get good hints...

a better way for checking shellscripts it to write tests.

bye, bastian
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