Checks the syntax of all PHP files in and below the current working directory

find . -name "*.php" -exec php -l {} \; | sed -e "/^No syntax/d"
Uses the PHP binary to check the syntax of all .php files in or below the current working directory. Really handy for doing that last minute check before you commit code to the repository.
Sample Output
Parse error: syntax error, unexpected $end in ./test.php on line 10
Errors parsing ./test.php

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected $end in ./bleh.php on line 4
Errors parsing ./bleh.php

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By: TomNomNom
2009-02-10 09:14:25

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