Configuring pylint for local conventions (was: pyflakes, pylint, pychecker - and other tools)

David Stanek dstanek at
Fri Apr 24 03:33:58 CEST 2009

On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 12:00 PM, Aahz <aahz at> wrote:
> In article <874owf4gky.fsf_-_ at>,
> Ben Finney  <ben+python at> wrote:
>>aahz at (Aahz) writes:
>>> Second, you can configure pylint to respect your personal style
>>How? I haven't seen any decent documentation on doing so.
> Actually, I don't know how, I'm just repeating what was claimed at a
> presentation on pylint.  ;-)  I've traditionally used pychecker myself
> and haven't seen any reason to switch.

I believe you just:

  pylint --generate-rcfile > ~/.pylintrc

and then customize that file.


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