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Configuration in MegaLinter

Variable Description Default value
ENV_DOTENV_LINTER_ARGUMENTS User custom arguments to add in linter CLI call
Ex: -s --foo "bar"
ENV_DOTENV_LINTER_COMMAND_REMOVE_ARGUMENTS User custom arguments to remove from command line before calling the linter
Ex: -s --foo "bar"
ENV_DOTENV_LINTER_FILTER_REGEX_INCLUDE Custom regex including filter
Ex: (src\|lib)
Include every file
ENV_DOTENV_LINTER_FILTER_REGEX_EXCLUDE Custom regex excluding filter
Ex: (test\|examples)
Exclude no file
ENV_DOTENV_LINTER_CLI_LINT_MODE Override default CLI lint mode
- file: Calls the linter for each file
- project: Call the linter from the root of the project
file
ENV_DOTENV_LINTER_FILE_EXTENSIONS Allowed file extensions. "*" matches any extension, "" matches empty extension. Empty list excludes all files
Ex: [".py", ""]
[".env"]
ENV_DOTENV_LINTER_FILE_NAMES_REGEX File name regex filters. Regular expression list for filtering files by their base names using regex full match. Empty list includes all files
Ex: ["Dockerfile(-.+)?", "Jenkinsfile"]
Include every file
ENV_DOTENV_LINTER_PRE_COMMANDS List of bash commands to run before the linter None
ENV_DOTENV_LINTER_POST_COMMANDS List of bash commands to run after the linter None
ENV_DOTENV_LINTER_UNSECURED_ENV_VARIABLES List of env variables explicitly not filtered before calling ENV_DOTENV_LINTER and its pre/post commands None
ENV_DOTENV_LINTER_DISABLE_ERRORS Run linter but consider errors as warnings false
ENV_DOTENV_LINTER_DISABLE_ERRORS_IF_LESS_THAN Maximum number of errors allowed 0
ENV_DOTENV_LINTER_CLI_EXECUTABLE Override CLI executable ['dotenv-linter']

MegaLinter Flavours

This linter is available in the following flavours

Flavor Description Embedded linters Info
all Default MegaLinter Flavor 124 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
c_cpp Optimized for pure C/C++ projects 54 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
ci_light Optimized for CI items (Dockerfile, Jenkinsfile, JSON/YAML schemas,XML 20 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
cupcake MegaLinter for the most commonly used languages 83 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
documentation MegaLinter for documentation projects 50 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
dotnet Optimized for C, C++, C# or VB based projects 62 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
dotnetweb Optimized for C, C++, C# or VB based projects with JS/TS 71 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
go Optimized for GO based projects 52 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
java Optimized for JAVA based projects 53 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
javascript Optimized for JAVASCRIPT or TYPESCRIPT based projects 60 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
php Optimized for PHP based projects 55 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
python Optimized for PYTHON based projects 63 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
ruby Optimized for RUBY based projects 51 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
rust Optimized for RUST based projects 51 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
salesforce Optimized for Salesforce based projects 55 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
swift Optimized for SWIFT based projects 51 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
terraform Optimized for TERRAFORM based projects 55 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls

Behind the scenes

How are identified applicable files

  • File extensions: .env

How the linting is performed

  • dotenv-linter is called one time by identified file (file CLI lint mode)

Example calls

dotenv-linter myfile.env
dotenv-linter fix myfile.env

Help content

dotenv-linter 3.3.0
Mikhail Grachev <work@mgrachev.com>
Lightning-fast linter for .env files

USAGE:
    dotenv-linter [OPTIONS] [input]... [SUBCOMMAND]

ARGS:
    <input>...    files or paths [default: /]

OPTIONS:
    -e, --exclude <FILE_NAME>...    Excludes files from check
    -h, --help                      Print help information
        --no-color                  Turns off the colored output
        --not-check-updates         Doesn't check for updates
    -q, --quiet                     Doesn't display additional information
    -r, --recursive                 Recursively searches and checks .env files
    -s, --skip <CHECK_NAME>...      Skips checks
    -v, --version                   Print version information

SUBCOMMANDS:
    compare    Compares if files have the same keys [aliases: c]
    fix        Automatically fixes warnings [aliases: f]
    list       Shows list of available checks [aliases: l]

Installation on mega-linter Docker image

  • Dockerfile commands :
RUN wget -q -O - https://raw.githubusercontent.com/dotenv-linter/dotenv-linter/master/install.sh | sh -s