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Fail in case invalid data type appear unless ‘--limit’ option is specified.


is to be used in EVS job structure definition file. <f_in> and <f_out> are either input and output file or flow name.

evl validate

is intended for standalone usage, i.e. to be invoked from command line and reading records from standard input and writing to standard output.

EVD and EVS are definition files, for details see evl-evd(5) and evl-evs(5).


  <f_in> <f_out> (<evd>|-d <inline_evd>)
  [-l|--limit <num>] [--text-output]

evl validate
  <f_in> <f_out> (<evd>|-d <inline_evd>)
  [-l|--limit <num>] [--text-output]

evl validate
  ( --help | --usage | --version )


-l, --limit=<num>

fail after reaching <num> number of invalid records. If <num> is ‘0’, then never fails. Default value is ‘1’, i.e. fail immediatelly after first invalid record.

-y, --text-output

write the output as text, not binary

Standard options:


print this help and exit


print short usage information and exit

-v, --verbose

print to stderr info/debug messages of the component


print version and exit