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We have a repository that stores our default .gitignore, .dockerignore, README.md etc., template files so we can quickly set up a new repository with reasonable defaults.

Especially for files like the .*ignores it'd be nice to automatically check in a pull request to the template repo, if the changes produce a valid file.

Now git comes with the check-ignore option, but is there a tool that's more general? And for docker I didn't find a checker at all, although since the syntax definiton is so similar, one could probably use git check-ignore .dockerfile as well; but my question is:

Are there any specialized tools to check the syntax of non-code config-ish files, like .*ignore, etc.?

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