Downloads of v 0.7.1:


Last Update:

11 Apr 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Vidar Holen


shell check lint


0.7.1 | Updated: 11 Apr 2020



Downloads of v 0.7.1:


Software Author(s):

  • Vidar Holen


shell check lint

ShellCheck 0.7.1

All Checks are Passing

2 Passing Test

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


To install ShellCheck, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade ShellCheck, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall ShellCheck, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade shellcheck -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade shellcheck -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure shellcheck installed
    name: shellcheck
    state: present
    version: 0.7.1
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'shellcheck' do
  action    :install
  version  '0.7.1'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: shellcheck,
    Version: 0.7.1,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller shellcheck
   Name     = 'shellcheck'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '0.7.1'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'shellcheck':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '0.7.1',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install shellcheck version="0.7.1" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 11 Apr 2020.


The goals of ShellCheck are

  • To point out and clarify typical beginner's syntax issues that cause a shell to give cryptic error messages.
  • To point out and clarify typical intermediate level semantic problems that cause a shell to behave strangely and counter-intuitively.
  • To point out subtle caveats, corner cases and pitfalls that may cause an advanced user's otherwise working script to fail under future circumstances.

$tools = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
$content = Join-Path (Split-Path $tools) 'content'
$original = Join-Path $content 'shellcheck-v0.7.1.exe'
$target = Join-Path $content 'shellcheck.exe'

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage `
    -PackageName 'shellcheck' `
    -Url '' `
    -Checksum '787163636e0e7bcd411c276cb6c0a2c849e3da5b27849c3b352a0622fb91944e6b986304855750d590f501044d56fa78279cbc4a4cbf0b1fc9981c54df708e4e' `
    -ChecksumType 'SHA512' `
    -UnzipLocation $content

Rename-Item -Path $original -NewName $target -Force | Out-Null

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
ShellCheck 0.7.0 2512 Thursday, September 26, 2019 Approved
ShellCheck 0.6.0 7506 Monday, December 24, 2018 Approved
ShellCheck 0.5.0 102 Monday, December 24, 2018 Approved
ShellCheck 0.4.7 536 Friday, May 11, 2018 Approved
ShellCheck 461 Monday, November 13, 2017 Approved
ShellCheck 0.4.6 338 Friday, October 6, 2017 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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