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Description

It checks .env files for problems that may cause the application to malfunction:

    ✅Duplicated Key     ✅Incorrect delimiter     ✅Key without value     ✅Leading character     ✅Lowercase key     ✅Quote character (Will be available in v2.0.0)     ✅Space character     ✅Unordered Key

The key features:

    ⚡️Lightning-fast because it is written in Rust 🦀     💣Can be used on any project regardless of the programming language 💥     🚀Can be integrated with reviewdog and other CI services (including GitHub Actions) 🔥

Articles about dotenv-linter:

Programming language: Rust
Tags: Code Analysis     Linter     Code Quality    
Latest version: v1.2.0

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⚡️Lightning-fast linter for .env files. Written in Rust 🦀

It checks .env files for problems that may cause the application to malfunction:     ✅Duplicated Key     ✅Ending Blank Line (will be available in v2.0.0)     ✅Extra Blank Line (will be available in v2.0.0)     ✅Incorrect delimiter     ✅Key without value     ✅Leading character     ✅Lowercase key     ✅Quote character (will be available in v2.0.0)     ✅Space character     ✅Unordered Key

The key features:     ⚡️Lightning-fast because it is written in Rust 🦀     💣Can be used on any project regardless of the programming language 💥     🚀Can be integrated with reviewdog and other CI services (including GitHub Actions) 🔥

Articles about dotenv-linter:

Dotenv-linter is created & supported by Evrone. What else we develop with Rust.

👨‍💻 Installation

Binary

```shell script

Linux

$ curl https://github.com/dotenv-linter/dotenv-linter/releases/download/v1.2.0/dotenv-linter-linux-x86_64.tar.gz -sSfL | tar -xzf -

Alpine Linux

$ wget https://github.com/dotenv-linter/dotenv-linter/releases/download/v1.2.0/dotenv-linter-alpine-x86_64.tar.gz -O - -q | tar -xzf -

macOS

$ curl https://github.com/dotenv-linter/dotenv-linter/releases/download/v1.2.0/dotenv-linter-darwin-x86_64.tar.gz -sSfL | tar -xzf -


### Homebrew / Linuxbrew

```shell script
$ brew install dotenv-linter/tap/dotenv-linter

Arch Linux / AUR

```shell script

use your favourite AUR-helper

$ trizen -S dotenv-linter-bin # for the binary distribution $ trizen -S dotenv-linter-git # for the current master branch


### Docker

```shell script
$ docker run --rm -v `pwd`:/app -w /app dotenvlinter/dotenv-linter

Cargo

If you are a Rust programmer, you can install dotenv-linter via cargo:

```shell script $ cargo install dotenv-linter


### GitHub Action

<details>
<summary>Example: <code>.github/workflows/dotenv_linter.yml</code></summary>

```yaml
name: dotenv-linter
on: [pull_request]
jobs:
  dotenv-linter:
    name: runner / dotenv-linter
    runs-on: ubuntu-latest
    steps:
      - name: Check out code
        uses: actions/checkout@v1
      - name: dotenv-linter
        uses: dotenv-linter/action-dotenv-linter@v1
        with:
          github_token: ${{ secrets.github_token }}

In the example above, action-dotenv-linter is used to run dotenv-linter.

CircleCI

Example: .circleci/config.yml

version: 2.1
jobs:
  dotenv-linter:
    docker:
      - image: circleci/rust:latest
    steps:
      - checkout
      - run:
          name: Run dotenv-linter
          command: |
            DOTENV_LINTER_VERSION=v1.2.0
            wget https://github.com/dotenv-linter/dotenv-linter/releases/download/$DOTENV_LINTER_VERSION/dotenv-linter-alpine-x86_64.tar.gz \
            -O - -q | tar -xzf -
            ./dotenv-linter

🚀 Usage

By default, dotenv-linter checks all .env files in the current directory:

```shell script $ dotenv-linter .env:2 DuplicatedKey: The FOO key is duplicated .env:3 UnorderedKey: The BAR key should go before the FOO key .env.test:1 LeadingCharacter: Invalid leading character detected


To check another directory, just pass its path as an argument. The same approach works if you need to check any files individually:

```shell script
$ dotenv-linter dir1 dir2/.my-env-file
dir1/.env:1 LeadingCharacter: Invalid leading character detected
dir1/.env:3 IncorrectDelimiter: The FOO-BAR key has incorrect delimiter
dir2/.my-env-file:1 LowercaseKey: The bar key should be in uppercase

If you need to exclude a file from check, you can use the argument --exclude FILE_PATH or its short version -e FILE_PATH:

```shell script $ dotenv-linter --exclude .env.test .env:2 DuplicatedKey: The FOO key is duplicated .env:3 UnorderedKey: The BAR key should go before the FOO key


If you need to skip some checks, you can use the argument `--skip CHECK_NAME` or its short version `-s CHECK_NAME` (will be available in [v2.0.0](https://github.com/dotenv-linter/dotenv-linter/issues/172)):

```shell script
$ dotenv-linter --skip UnorderedKey EndingBlankLine
.env:2 DuplicatedKey: The FOO key is duplicated

✅ Checks

Duplicated Key

Detects if a key is not unique:

❌Wrong
FOO=BAR
FOO=BAR

✅Correct
FOO=BAR
BAR=FOO

Ending Blank Line (will be available in v2.0.0)

Detects if a file doesn't have a blank line at the end:

❌Wrong
FOO=BAR
✅Correct
FOO=BAR

Extra Blank Line (will be available in v2.0.0)

Detects if a file contains more than one blank line in a row:

❌Wrong
A=B


FOO=BAR
❌Wrong
A=B
FOO=BAR


✅Correct
A=B

FOO=BAR

✅Correct
A=B
FOO=BAR

Incorrect delimiter

Detects if a key does not use an underscore to separate words:

❌Wrong
FOO-BAR=FOOBAR

✅Correct
FOO_BAR=FOOBAR

Key without value

Detects if a line has a key without a value:

❌Wrong
FOO

✅Correct
FOO=

✅Correct
FOO=BAR

Leading character

Detects if a line starts with an unallowed character (characters from A to Z and _ (underscore) are allowed):

❌Wrong
 FOO=BAR

❌Wrong
.FOO=BAR

❌Wrong
*FOO=BAR

❌Wrong
1FOO=BAR

✅Correct
FOO=BAR

✅Correct
_FOO=BAR

Lowercase key

Detects if a key has lowercase characters:

❌Wrong
FOo_BAR=FOOBAR

❌Wrong
foo_bar=FOOBAR

✅Correct
FOO_BAR=FOOBAR

Quote character (will be available in v2.0.0)

Detects if a value is wrapped in quotes:

❌Wrong
FOO="BAR"

❌Wrong
FOO='BAR'

✅Correct
FOO=BAR

Space character

Detects lines with a whitespace around equal sign character =:

❌Wrong
FOO =BAR

❌Wrong
FOO= BAR

❌Wrong
FOO = BAR

✅Correct
FOO=BAR

Unordered Key

Detects if a key is not alphabetically ordered:

❌Wrong
FOO=BAR
BAR=FOO

✅Correct
BAR=FOO
FOO=BAR

🤝 Contributing

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📃 License

MIT


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