Linters

flake8

To run flake8:

$ flake8

The config for flake8 is located in setup.cfg. It specifies:

  • Set max line length to 120 chars
  • Exclude .tox,.git,*/migrations/*,*/static/CACHE/*,docs,node_modules

pylint

This is included in flake8’s checks, but you can also run it separately to see a more detailed report:

$ pylint <python files that you wish to lint>

The config for pylint is located in .pylintrc. It specifies:

  • Use the pylint_common and pylint_django plugins. If using Celery, also use pylint_celery.
  • Set max line length to 120 chars
  • Disable linting messages for missing docstring and invalid name
  • max-parents=13

pep8

This is included in flake8’s checks, but you can also run it separately to see a more detailed report:

$ pep8 <python files that you wish to lint>

The config for pep8 is located in setup.cfg. It specifies:

  • Set max line length to 120 chars
  • Exclude .tox,.git,*/migrations/*,*/static/CACHE/*,docs,node_modules