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Configuration in MegaLinter

Variable Description Default value
COFFEE_COFFEELINT_ARGUMENTS User custom arguments to add in linter CLI call
Ex: -s --foo "bar"
COFFEE_COFFEELINT_COMMAND_REMOVE_ARGUMENTS User custom arguments to remove from command line before calling the linter
Ex: -s --foo "bar"
Ex: (src\|lib)
Include every file
Ex: (test\|examples)
Exclude no file
COFFEE_COFFEELINT_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
COFFEE_COFFEELINT_FILE_EXTENSIONS Allowed file extensions. "*" matches any extension, "" matches empty extension. Empty list excludes all files
Ex: [".py", ""]
COFFEE_COFFEELINT_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
COFFEE_COFFEELINT_PRE_COMMANDS List of bash commands to run before the linter None
COFFEE_COFFEELINT_POST_COMMANDS List of bash commands to run after the linter None
COFFEE_COFFEELINT_UNSECURED_ENV_VARIABLES List of env variables explicitly not filtered before calling COFFEE_COFFEELINT and its pre/post commands None
COFFEE_COFFEELINT_CONFIG_FILE coffeelint configuration file nameUse LINTER_DEFAULT to let the linter find it .coffee-lint.json
COFFEE_COFFEELINT_RULES_PATH Path where to find linter configuration file Workspace folder, then MegaLinter default rules
COFFEE_COFFEELINT_DISABLE_ERRORS Run linter but consider errors as warnings false
COFFEE_COFFEELINT_DISABLE_ERRORS_IF_LESS_THAN Maximum number of errors allowed 0
COFFEE_COFFEELINT_CLI_EXECUTABLE Override CLI executable ['coffeelint']

IDE Integration

Use coffeelint in your favorite IDE to catch errors before MegaLinter !

IDE Extension Name Install
Atom linter-coffeelint Visit Web Site
IDEA coffeelint

MegaLinter Flavours

This linter is available in the following flavours

Flavor Description Embedded linters Info
all Default MegaLinter Flavor 125 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
dotnetweb Optimized for C, C++, C# or VB based projects with JS/TS 72 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
javascript Optimized for JAVASCRIPT or TYPESCRIPT based projects 61 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls

Behind the scenes

How are identified applicable files

  • File extensions: .coffee

How the linting is performed

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

Example calls

coffeelint -f .coffee-lint.json

Help content

Usage: coffeelint [options] source [...]

  -f, --file          Specify a custom configuration file.
      --rules         Specify a custom rule or directory of rules.
      --makeconfig    Prints a default config file                     [boolean]
      --trimconfig    Compares your config with the default and prints a minimal
                      configuration                                    [boolean]
      --noconfig      Ignores any config file.                         [boolean]
  -h, --help          Show help                                        [boolean]
  -v, --version       Show version number                              [boolean]
  -r                  (not used, but left for backward compatibility)  [boolean]
      --reporter      built in reporter (default, csv, jslint, checkstyle, raw),
                      or module, or path to reporter file.
      --csv           [deprecated] use --reporter csv                  [boolean]
      --jslint        [deprecated] use --reporter jslint               [boolean]
      --nocolor       [deprecated] use --color=never                   [boolean]
      --checkstyle    [deprecated] use --reporter checkstyle           [boolean]
      --color=<when>  When to colorize the output. <when> can be one of always,
                      never , or auto.
  -s, --stdin         Lint the source from stdin                       [boolean]
  -q, --quiet         Only print errors.                               [boolean]
      --literate      Used with --stdin to process as Literate CoffeeScript
  -c, --cache         Cache linting results                            [boolean]
      --ext           Specify an additional file extension, separated by comma.

Installation on mega-linter Docker image