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bash-exec

bash-exec documentation

Configuration in Mega-Linter

Variable Description Default value
ERROR_ON_MISSING_EXEC_BIT If set to false, the bash-exec linter will report a warning if a shell script is not executable. If set to true, the bash-exec linter will report an arror instead false
BASH_EXEC_ARGUMENTS User custom arguments to add in linter CLI call
Ex: -s --foo "bar"
BASH_EXEC_FILTER_REGEX_INCLUDE Custom regex including filter
Ex: (src|lib)
Include every file
BASH_EXEC_FILTER_REGEX_EXCLUDE Custom regex excluding filter
Ex: (test|examples)
Exclude no file
BASH_EXEC_FILE_EXTENSIONS Allowed file extensions. "*" matches any extension, "" matches empty extension. Empty list excludes all files
Ex: [".py", ""]
[".sh", ".bash", ".dash", ".ksh"]
BASH_EXEC_FILE_NAMES_REGEX File name regex filters. Regular expression list for filtering files by their base names using regex full match. Empty list includes all files
Ex: ["Dockerfile(-.+)?", "Jenkinsfile"]
Include every file
BASH_EXEC_DISABLE_ERRORS Run linter but consider errors as warnings false

Mega-Linter Flavours

This linter is available in the following flavours

Flavor Description Embedded linters Info
all Default Mega-Linter Flavor 83 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
dart Optimized for DART based projects 37 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
documentation Mega-Linter for documentation projects 36 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
dotnet Optimized for C, C++, C# or VB based projects 42 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
go Optimized for GO based projects 38 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
java Optimized for JAVA based projects 37 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
javascript Optimized for JAVASCRIPT or TYPESCRIPT based projects 45 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
php Optimized for PHP based projects 40 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
python Optimized for PYTHON based projects 43 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
ruby Optimized for RUBY based projects 37 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
rust Optimized for RUST based projects 37 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
salesforce Optimized for Salesforce based projects 37 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
scala Optimized for SCALA based projects 37 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
swift Optimized for SWIFT based projects 37 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
terraform Optimized for TERRAFORM based projects 39 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls

Behind the scenes

How are identified applicable files

  • File extensions: .sh, .bash, .dash, .ksh

Example calls

bash-exec myfile.sh

Help content

GNU bash, version 5.0.17(1)-release-(x86_64-alpine-linux-musl)
Usage:  bash [GNU long option] [option] ...
  bash [GNU long option] [option] script-file ...
GNU long options:
  --debug
  --debugger
  --dump-po-strings
  --dump-strings
  --help
  --init-file
  --login
  --noediting
  --noprofile
  --norc
  --posix
  --pretty-print
  --rcfile
  --restricted
  --verbose
  --version
Shell options:
  -ilrsD or -c command or -O shopt_option    (invocation only)
  -abefhkmnptuvxBCHP or -o option
Type `bash -c "help set"' for more information about shell options.
Type `bash -c help' for more information about shell builtin commands.
Use the `bashbug' command to report bugs.

bash home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/bash>
General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>

Installation on mega-linter Docker image

  • Dockerfile commands :
RUN printf '#!/bin/bash \\n\\nif [[ -x "$1" ]]; then exit 0; else echo "Error: File:[$1] is not executable"; exit 1; fi' > /usr/bin/bash-exec \
    && chmod +x /usr/bin/bash-exec

Example success log

Results of bash-exec linter (version 5.0.17)
See documentation on https://nvuillam.github.io/mega-linter/descriptors/bash_bash_exec/
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[SUCCESS] .automation/test/shell/shell_good_1.sh


Example error log

Results of bash-exec linter (version 5.0.17)
See documentation on https://nvuillam.github.io/mega-linter/descriptors/bash_bash_exec/
-----------------------------------------------

[ERROR] .automation/test/shell/shell_bad_1.sh
    Error: File:[.automation/test/shell/shell_bad_1.sh] is not executable