Windows Command line: Is there any way to check syntax of bat file without actually running it?


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Unfortunately a good and extensive checker doesn't really exist.

The only one I was able to locate is BatCodeCheck, which dates from 2014 and which checks for only a limited number of errors.


Maybe you could try to run the .bat in a sandbox enironment. I haven't tried it myself, but start the cmd.exe in a sandbox programm and then try to execute the bat file.

This might work if all necessary files are present.

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