Linter tools for writing
wlint is a collection of scripts and tools that can be used to help with writing. The project is designed for a Unix-like environment.
wlint is designed for a Unix-like environment. Any modern Linux distribution should be fine, but OS X and Cygwin shouldn’t have any problems either.
To ensure maximum portability, dependencies are kept to a minimum. Currently
scripts are written in either
/bin/sh (assumes a typical collection of
standard command line tools) and Python 3 (assumed to be
wlint installs using a
setup.py file. The simplest installation
method just uses pip.
$ pip3 /path/to/wlint
If you don’t have
pip3 installed, it should be available in any
distribution’s package manager. If you can’t or don’t want to install
pip3, you can also use
$ python3 /path/to/wlint/setup.py install
wlint follows the pattern of tools like
apt-get: there’s a single front-end (
wlint) to launch other
tools. To get a list of tools, use the
Documentation for the other tools is available with the
--help options, e.g.:
wlint list-filter -h usage: list-filter [-h] [--file FILE] [--lists LISTS] [--list LIST] [--sort-method SORT_METHOD] [file [file ...]]
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