- apple_file [-a] file...
apple_file does not look at any of the extension mapping files such as AppleVolumes.system.
- Include directories and data files of unknown type (i.e. without corresponding AppleDouble) in output.
returns exit status 0 if all files have a corresponding valid .AppleDouble header or data fork, or 99 for bad command line options. Otherwise it returns the following error code relating to the last invalid file.
1 file doesn't exist
2 file is unreadable
3 file is directory
4 file is AppleDouble without data fork
5 file is AppleDouble with unreadable data fork
6 file is data fork without AppleDouble
7 file is data fork with unreadable AppleDouble
8 file is data fork with short AppleDouble
9 bad magic in AppleDouble