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fverify(8)							    fverify(8)

Name
       fverify - verify software subsets

Syntax
       fverify [-yn]

Description
       The command reads subset inventory records from standard input and ver‐
       ifies that the attributes  for  the  files  on  the  system  match  the
       attributes listed in the corresponding records.	Invoking with no argu‐
       ments causes it to report errors to the standard output and prompt  the
       user for confirmation before making corrections.

       Missing	files  and  inconsistencies  in	 file size, checksum, user id,
       group id, mode, and file type are reported.  If inconsistencies in user
       id,  group  id or mode are detected the user is asked if they are to be
       corrected. If a missing file is a directory, it will  be	 created.  All
       errors and informational messages are logged to the file

       The utility uses when installing subsets to guarantee correct installa‐
       tion.

Options
       Specifying both options will cause the -y option to be ignored.

       -n     Error reporting only. When specified, reports  errors  and  does
	      not perform any fixes.

       -y     Fixes  only.  When  specified, fixes modes, UIDs and GIDs on any
	      files which have incorrect values for these attributes. No  user
	      input is required.

Restrictions
       Problems	 with  file  size, file type, and file checksum cannot be cor‐
       rected.

       Because the subset inventories give file names as relative  paths,  run
       in the root directory to which the software is installed.

       Many  of	 the  files  on	 the system cannot be read or modified without
       appropriate privilege. Attempting to run without appropriate  privilege
       may result in an excess of access errors being reported.

Examples
       To  use to report verification problems with the BASE subset on ULTRIX,
       Version 4.0 (VAX), use the following command:
       % cd /
       % /etc/stl/fverify -n </usr/etc/subsets/ULTBASE400.inv

       To correct all problems with the same subset  without  being  presented
       any prompts or diagnostic output, type:
       % cd /
       % /etc/stl/fverify -y < /usr/etc/subsets/ULTBASE400.inv

       To  interactively  repair verification problems with the COMM subset on
       ULTRIX, Version 4.0 (RISC), use the fverify command with no arguments:
       % cd /
       % /etc/stl/fverify < /usr/etc/subsets/UDTCOMM400.inv

Diagnostics
       fverify: out of memory
       Not enough memory is available from the system.

       pathname: cannot stat (error-message)
       The file pathname is listed in the inventory but is not on the  system.
       The error-message explains why.

       pathname: file type `x' should be `y'
       The  file is listed in the inventory as being of type `y', but the copy
       of the file on the disk is type `x'.  The file type codes are:

	      b	 block device files
	      c	 character device files
	      d	 directory files
	      f	 regular files
	      l	 hard links
	      p	 fifos (named pipes)
	      s	 symbolic links

       pathname: checksum n should be m
       There is a checksum error on pathname.  The values  n  and  m  are  the
       actual and expected values.

       pathname: size n should be m
       The  size  of file pathname is not as expected. The numbers n and m are
       the actual and expected values.

       pathname: gid n should be m
       The group id for pathname is not as expected. The group ids n and m are
       the actual and expected values.

       pathname: uid n should be m
       The  user  id for pathname is not as expected. The user ids n and m are
       the actual and expected values.

       pathname: permissions string1 should be string2
       The permissions for pathname are not as expected.  String1 and  string2
       are  the	 actual	 and  expected	permissions. The format of string1 and
       string2 is the same as that used by the command.

       Creating directory pathname
       The directory pathname is listed in the input inventory	but  does  not
       exist on the system.  The command will attempt to create the directory.

       cannot correct pathname (error-message)
       A problem reported with pathname could not be corrected. The error-mes‐
       sage explains why.

       pathname corrected
       A problem with pathname was successfully corrected.

       Cannot create dir pathname (error-message)
       The program could not create a directory it was attempting  to  create.
       The accompanying error-message explains why.

       n verification errors encountered.
       m corrections performed.
       Before exiting, the program prints these statistics describing what had
       been done.

       The exit status from is the total number of errors detected  minus  the
       total number of successful fixes.

Files
       Subset inventory files

       Log File

See Also
       ls(1), stl_inv(5), setld(8)
       Guide to Preparing Software for Distribution on ULTRIX Systems

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