yamlfixer automates the fixing of problems reported by
yamllint by parsing its
This software automatically fixes some errors and warnings reported by
$ yamlfixer [--debug] [--verbose] [--backup] *.yml - thisfile.yaml
$ yamlfixer [--help] [--version]
This will launch yamllint on each specified file name (
- is stdin),
then parse its output and try to fix the reported problems.
If input is read from stdin, the corrected output will be sent to
stdout. Other files will be overwritten if needed. Original files,
stdin excepted, can be preserved as .orig if the –backup
command line option is used.
Diagnostic information is sent to stderr in verbose or debug modes.
This command exits with
0 if all input files either are skipped or
successfully pass yamllint strict mode, else
IMPORTANT: Not all problems are fixable by yamlfixer. Due to the
way yamllint works, it doesn’t currenlty report all faulty lines,
yamlfixer might even introduce indentation problems under some
Use at your own risk, you have been warned…
Copyright (C) 2021 OPT-NC
This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program. If not, see https://www.gnu.org/licenses/.
OPT-NC, aka Office des Postes et Télécommunications de Nouvelle-Calédonie,
has a corporate website on www.opt.nc
You can contact the author of this software at