python code static checker
Pylint requires the logilab-astng (version >= 0.21.0), logilab-common (version >= 0.53).
From the source distribution, extract the tarball and run
python setup.py install
You’ll have to install dependencies in a similar way. For debian and rpm packages, use your usual tools according to your Linux distribution.
More information about installation and available distribution format may be found in the user manual in the doc subdirectory.
Look in the doc/ subdirectory or at the project home page http://www.logilab.org/project/pylint
Pylint is shipped with following additional commands:
pyreverse: an UML diagram generator
symilar: an independent similarities checker
epylint: Emacs and Flymake compatible Pylint
pylint-gui: a graphical interface
order doesn’t matter…
Sylvain Thenault: main author / maintainer
Alexandre Fayolle: TkInter gui, documentation, debian support
Emile Anclin: used to maintain, py3k support
Mads Kiilerich: various patches
Torsten Marek, various patches
Boris Feld, various patches
Brian van den Broek: windows installation documentation
Amaury Forgeot d’Arc: patch to check names imported from a module exists in the module
Benjamin Niemann: patch to allow block level enabling/disabling of messages
Nathaniel Manista: suspicious lambda checking
Wolfgang Grafen, Axel Muller, Fabio Zadrozny, Pierre Rouleau, Maarten ter Huurne, Mirko Friedenhagen (among others): bug reports, feedback, feature requests…
Martin Pool (Google): warnings for anomalous backslashes, symbolic names for messages (like ‘unused’)
All the Logilab’s team: daily use, bug reports, feature requests
Other people have contributed by their feedback, if I’ve forgotten you, send me a note !
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