This is from the Debian BTS,
it would be desireable to be able to check a config
file for correct syntax, returning a non-zero exit
code on an incorrect config file.
This is already partly implemented. Aide takes a
--config-check parameter. However, this doesn't
work as advertised (doesn't detect some errors
which are flagged as such on aide --check), and it
is not documented in the man page.