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Configuration in MegaLinter

Variable Description Default value
JSON_JSONLINT_ARGUMENTS User custom arguments to add in linter CLI call
Ex: -s --foo "bar"
JSON_JSONLINT_FILTER_REGEX_INCLUDE Custom regex including filter
Ex: (src\|lib)
Include every file
JSON_JSONLINT_FILTER_REGEX_EXCLUDE Custom regex excluding filter
Ex: (test\|examples)
Exclude no file
JSON_JSONLINT_CLI_LINT_MODE Override default CLI lint mode
- file: Calls the linter for each file
- list_of_files: Call the linter with the list of files as argument
- project: Call the linter from the root of the project
file
JSON_JSONLINT_FILE_EXTENSIONS Allowed file extensions. "*" matches any extension, "" matches empty extension. Empty list excludes all files
Ex: [".py", ""]
[".json"]
JSON_JSONLINT_FILE_NAMES_REGEX File name regex filters. Regular expression list for filtering files by their base names using regex full match. Empty list includes all files
Ex: ["Dockerfile(-.+)?", "Jenkinsfile"]
Include every file
JSON_JSONLINT_PRE_COMMANDS List of bash commands to run before the linter None
JSON_JSONLINT_POST_COMMANDS List of bash commands to run after the linter None
JSON_JSONLINT_DISABLE_ERRORS Run linter but consider errors as warnings false
JSON_JSONLINT_DISABLE_ERRORS_IF_LESS_THAN Maximum number of errors allowed 0

MegaLinter Flavours

This linter is available in the following flavours

Flavor Description Embedded linters Info
all Default MegaLinter Flavor 97 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
ci_light Optimized for CI items (Dockerfile, Jenkinsfile, JSON/YAML schemas,XML 16 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
dart Optimized for DART based projects 42 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
documentation MegaLinter for documentation projects 41 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
dotnet Optimized for C, C++, C# or VB based projects 49 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
go Optimized for GO based projects 43 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
java Optimized for JAVA based projects 43 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
javascript Optimized for JAVASCRIPT or TYPESCRIPT based projects 50 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
php Optimized for PHP based projects 46 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
python Optimized for PYTHON based projects 49 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
ruby Optimized for RUBY based projects 42 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
rust Optimized for RUST based projects 42 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
salesforce Optimized for Salesforce based projects 44 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
scala Optimized for SCALA based projects 42 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
swift Optimized for SWIFT based projects 42 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls
terraform Optimized for TERRAFORM based projects 47 Docker Image Size (tag) Docker Pulls

Behind the scenes

How are identified applicable files

  • File extensions: .json

How the linting is performed

  • jsonlint is called one time by identified file

Example calls

jsonlint myfile.json

Help content


Usage: jsonlint [file] [options]

file     file to parse; otherwise uses stdin

Options:
   -v, --version            print version and exit
   -s, --sort-keys          sort object keys
   -i, --in-place           overwrite the file
   -t CHAR, --indent CHAR   character(s) to use for indentation  [  ]
   -c, --compact            compact error display
   -V, --validate           a JSON schema to use for validation
   -e, --environment        which specification of JSON Schema the validation file uses  [json-schema-draft-03]
   -q, --quiet              do not print the parsed json to STDOUT  [false]
   -p, --pretty-print       force pretty printing even if invalid

Installation on mega-linter Docker image

Example success log

Results of jsonlint linter (version 1.6.3)
See documentation on https://megalinter.github.io/descriptors/json_jsonlint/
-----------------------------------------------

[SUCCESS] .automation/test/json/json_good_1.json
    {
      "arrow_spacing": {
        "level": "ignore"
      },
      "braces_spacing": {
        "level": "ignore",
        "spaces": 0,
        "empty_object_spaces": 0
      }
    }

Example error log

Results of jsonlint linter (version 1.6.3)
See documentation on https://megalinter.github.io/descriptors/json_jsonlint/
-----------------------------------------------

[ERROR] .automation/test/json/json_bad_1.json
    Error: Parse error on line 6:
    ...ng": {    "level": 'ignore',    "space
    ----------------------^
    Expecting 'STRING', 'NUMBER', 'NULL', 'TRUE', 'FALSE', '{', '[', got 'undefined'
        at Object.parseError (/node_modules/jsonlint/lib/jsonlint.js:55:11)
        at Object.parse (/node_modules/jsonlint/lib/jsonlint.js:132:22)
        at parse (/node_modules/jsonlint/lib/cli.js:82:14)
        at main (/node_modules/jsonlint/lib/cli.js:135:14)
        at Object.<anonymous> (/node_modules/jsonlint/lib/cli.js:179:1)
        at Module._compile (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:1201:30)
        at Object.Module._extensions..js (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:1221:10)
        at Module.load (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:1050:32)
        at Function.Module._load (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:938:14)
        at Function.executeUserEntryPoint [as runMain] (internal/modules/run_main.js:71:12)