A plug-in for Google's Protocol Buffers
compiler to check
.proto files for style violations.
This plug-in will check a
.proto file for violations of Google's Protocol
Buffer Style Guide.
The protobuf compiler already reports on compilation errors; by using
this plug-in you are also able to retrieve those compilation error without
writing any file which is be helpful for use cases like IDE integrations.
protoc-gen-lint and make sure it's available in your PATH. Once it's
in your PATH,
protoc will be able to make use of the plug-in.
You must have a working version of Google's Protocol Buffers compiler
in your PATH. You can download it
Using go get
If you have a go environment already set up you can use
go get to install.
go get github.com/ckaznocha/protoc-gen-lint
Download the latest release for your operating system here and ensure the executable is available in your PATH.
protoc --lint_out=. *.proto
Optional checks are enabled but passing a comma separated list to the protoc "parameter". Example:
protoc --lint_out=sort_imports:. *.proto
Available optional checks:
sort_imports- checks that imports are sorted in descending alphabetical order.
- Write more tests
- Find out about any common protocol buffer smells to check for from the community