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Check syntax for all PHP files in the current directory and all subdirectories

Terminal - Check syntax for all PHP files in the current directory and all subdirectories
find . -name \*.php -exec php -l "{}" \;
2011-08-02 12:12:32
User: Koobiac
Functions: find
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Check syntax for all PHP files in the current directory and all subdirectories

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More websites need automated tests like this.

Comment by Mozai 278 weeks and 3 days ago

Nice idea, looks like it could be adapted for perl scripts and bash scripts also. Food for thought, thanks.

Comment by zlemini 278 weeks and 3 days ago

Awesome, was just looking for a lint tool for php files, now to figure out how to integrate it as a pre-commit hook for svn and git

Comment by bogi 21 weeks and 2 days ago

Your point of view

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