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Scan for TODO's

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It finds TODOs!


Python 3.8

To install, run pip install todofinder.


Specify a glob pattern with -g and use -o to specify where to store the CSV report.

python -m todofinder -g <glob_pattern> ... <glob_pattern> -o FILE

The CSV file will have the following fields, and it will have a header with these field names:

  • file: absolute path to the file
  • line_number: the TODO's line number
  • text: The text after "TODO:" (colon optional)
  • token: The matched token (either TODO or FIXME)
  • full_line: The complete line (newlines stripped)
  • filetype: The file's file type (part after the first dot).


You can use -p or --plugins to enable language-specific parsers that will prevent false positives and skip over lines without comments. Currently available plugins:

  • Python: -p py
  • C: -p c

You can have one or more active plugins (e.g. -p py c) or all at once (-p all)


You can use -b or --blame to run git blame on all files with TODOs and extract info. This will add the following fields to the CSV report:

  • author: The name of the person who last touched the line
  • date: The date at which the last commit touching the line was made
  • commit: The commit hash
  • message: The first line of the commit message

Note that using --blame will make the script run much, much slower, since it shells out to git for every file.

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