cudf-check man page

cudf-check ā€” manipulate CUDF documents


cudf-check [OPTION]


cudf-check is a command line tool to manipulate and validate CUDF documents.

Use Cases

validate a CUDF document (package universe + request):

cudf-check -cudf FILE

validate a CUDF document (package universe + request) and its solution

cudf-check -cudf FILE -sol FILE

validate a package universe (without user request)

cudf-check -univ FILE



parse the given CUDF (universe + request)


parse the given package universe


parse the given solution


dump results to standard output


show usage information and exit

Exit Status

cudf-check returns an exit status of 0 (true) if all performed checks (universe consistency, solution consistency, request-solution correspondence) were successful; if one or more of them fails, cudf-check returns an exit status of 1 (false).

See Also

apt-cudf(1), update-cudf-solvers(8)


Copyright: (C) 2009-2014 Stefano Zacchiroli <>

License: GNU General Public License (GPL), version 3 or above


2017-03-21 0.9 User Contributed Perl Documentation