validate command (winget)


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The validate command of the winget tool validates a manifest file for submitting software to the Microsoft Community Package Manifest Repository on GitHub. The manifest must be a YAML file that follows the specification.


winget validate [--manifest] \<manifest>


The following arguments are available.

Argument Description
--manifest the path to the manifest to be validated.
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