Rust Lint

Open-source Rust projects categorized as Lint

Top 5 Rust Lint Projects

  • Clippy

    A bunch of lints to catch common mistakes and improve your Rust code. Book:

    Project mention: More than you've ever wanted to know about errors in Rust | | 2023-07-23

    I couldn't find it in the API guidelines either. From what I understand, the idea is that any trait bounds, which includes generic type parameter bounds and lifetime bound on a type (struct or enum) would be repeated back in the impl block

    there is a nice discussion on this issue here:

  • shellharden

    The corrective bash syntax highlighter

    Project mention: Shellcheck finds bugs in your shell scripts | | 2023-11-23

    Everytime I see Shellcheck coming up, I have to mention shellharden[0] written by a colleague of mine. It is basically shellcheck but it applies the suggested changes automatically.


  • InfluxDB

    Collect and Analyze Billions of Data Points in Real Time. Manage all types of time series data in a single, purpose-built database. Run at any scale in any environment in the cloud, on-premises, or at the edge.

  • svlint

    SystemVerilog linter

  • git-mit

    Minimalist set of hooks to aid pairing and link commits to issues

  • lowlint

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NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-11-23.

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Project Stars
1 Clippy 10,148
2 shellharden 4,472
3 svlint 249
4 git-mit 58
5 lowlint 0
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