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Configuration in MegaLinter

Variable Description Default value
SQL_SQL_LINT_ARGUMENTS User custom arguments to add in linter CLI call
Ex: -s --foo "bar"
SQL_SQL_LINT_COMMAND_REMOVE_ARGUMENTS User custom arguments to remove from command line before calling the linter
Ex: -s --foo "bar"
SQL_SQL_LINT_FILTER_REGEX_INCLUDE Custom regex including filter
Ex: (src\|lib)
Include every file
SQL_SQL_LINT_FILTER_REGEX_EXCLUDE Custom regex excluding filter
Ex: (test\|examples)
Exclude no file
SQL_SQL_LINT_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
SQL_SQL_LINT_FILE_EXTENSIONS Allowed file extensions. "*" matches any extension, "" matches empty extension. Empty list excludes all files
Ex: [".py", ""]
SQL_SQL_LINT_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
SQL_SQL_LINT_PRE_COMMANDS List of bash commands to run before the linter None
SQL_SQL_LINT_POST_COMMANDS List of bash commands to run after the linter None
SQL_SQL_LINT_UNSECURED_ENV_VARIABLES List of env variables explicitly not filtered before calling SQL_SQL_LINT and its pre/post commands None
SQL_SQL_LINT_CONFIG_FILE sql-lint configuration file nameUse LINTER_DEFAULT to let the linter find it .sql-config.json
SQL_SQL_LINT_RULES_PATH Path where to find linter configuration file Workspace folder, then MegaLinter default rules
SQL_SQL_LINT_DISABLE_ERRORS Run linter but consider errors as warnings false
SQL_SQL_LINT_DISABLE_ERRORS_IF_LESS_THAN Maximum number of errors allowed 0
SQL_SQL_LINT_CLI_EXECUTABLE Override CLI executable ['sql-lint']

IDE Integration

Use sql-lint in your favorite IDE to catch errors before MegaLinter !

IDE Extension Name Install
vim ale Visit Web Site

MegaLinter Flavours

This linter is available in the following flavours

Flavor Description Embedded linters Info
all Default MegaLinter Flavor 123 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls

Behind the scenes

How are identified applicable files

  • File extensions: .sql

How the linting is performed

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

Example calls

sql-lint myfile.sql
sql-lint --config .sql-config.json myfile.sql

Help content

Usage: sql-lint [options]

Lint sql files and stdin for errors, oddities, and bad practices.

  -V, --version                output the version number
  --fix [string]               The .sql string to fix (experimental and alpha)
  -d, --driver <string>        The driver to use, must be one of ['mysql',
  -v, --verbose                Brings back information on the what it's linting
                               and the tokens generated
  --format <string>            The format of the output, can be one of
                               ['simple', 'json'] (default: "simple")
  --host <string>              The host for the database connection
  --user <string>              The user for the database connection
  --password <string>          The password for the database connection
  --port <string>              The port for the database connection
  --config <string>            The path to the configuration file
  --ignore-errors <string...>  The errors to ignore (comma separated)
  -h, --help                   display help for command

Installation on mega-linter Docker image