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verible-verilog-lint

Tool for linting Verilog and SystemVerilog code. Part of the Verible tool suite.

Command line arguments

verible-verilog-lint: usage: bazel-bin/verilog/tools/lint/verible-verilog-lint [options] <file> [<file>...]

  Flags from external/com_google_absl/absl/flags/parse.cc:
    --flagfile (comma-separated list of files to load flags from); default: ;
    --fromenv (comma-separated list of flags to set from the environment [use
      'export FLAGS_flag1=value']); default: ;
    --tryfromenv (comma-separated list of flags to try to set from the
      environment if present); default: ;
    --undefok (comma-separated list of flag names that it is okay to specify on
      the command line even if the program does not define a flag with that
      name); default: ;


  Flags from verilog/analysis/verilog_linter.cc:
    --rules (Comma-separated of lint rules to enable. No prefix or a '+' prefix
      enables it, '-' disable it. Configuration values for each rules placed
      after '=' character.); default: ;
    --rules_config (Path to lint rules configuration file. Disables
      --rule_config_search if set.); default: "";
    --rules_config_search (Look for lint rules configuration file
      '.rules.verible_lint' searching upward from the location of each analyzed
      file.); default: false;
    --ruleset ([default|all|none], the base set of rules used by linter);
      default: default;
    --waiver_files (Path to waiver config files (comma-separated). Please refer
      to the README file for information about its format.); default: "";


  Flags from verilog/parser/verilog_parser.cc:
    --verilog_trace_parser (Trace verilog parser); default: false;


  Flags from verilog/tools/lint/verilog_lint.cc:
    --autofix (autofix mode; one of
      [no|patch-interactive|patch|inplace-interactive|inplace]); default: no;
    --autofix_output_file (File to write a patch with autofixes to if
      --autofix=patch or --autofix=patch-interactive); default: "";
    --check_syntax (If true, check for lexical and syntax errors, otherwise
      ignore.); default: true;
    --generate_markdown (If true, print the description of every rule formatted
      for the Markdown and exit immediately. Intended for the output to be
      written to a snippet of Markdown.); default: false;
    --help_rules ([all|<rule-name>], print the description of one rule/all rules
      and exit immediately.); default: "";
    --lint_fatal (If true, exit nonzero if linter finds violations.);
      default: true;
    --parse_fatal (If true, exit nonzero if there are any syntax errors.);
      default: true;
    --show_diagnostic_context (prints an additional line on which the diagnostic
      was found,followed by a line with a position marker); default: false;

Try --helpfull to get a list of all flags or --help=substring shows help for
flags which include specified substring in either in the name, or description or
path.

Lint Rules

always-comb

Checks that there are no occurrences of always @*. Use always_comb instead. See [Style: combinational-logic].

Enabled by default: true

always-comb-blocking

Checks that there are no occurrences of non-blocking assignment in combinational logic. See [Style: combinational-logic].

Enabled by default: true

always-ff-non-blocking

Checks that blocking assignments are, at most, targeting locals in sequential logic. See [Style: sequential-logic].

Parameters

Enabled by default: true

banned-declared-name-patterns

Checks for banned declared name against set of unwanted patterns. See [Style: identifiers].

Enabled by default: false

case-missing-default

Checks that a default case-item is always defined. See [Style: case-statements].

Enabled by default: true

constraint-name-style

Check that constraint names follow the lower_snake_case convention and end with _c. See [Style: constraints].

Enabled by default: true

create-object-name-match

Checks that the ‘name’ argument of type_id::create() matches the name of the variable to which it is assigned. See [Verification-Style: naming].

Enabled by default: true

disable-statement

Checks that there are no occurrences of disable some_label if label is referring to a fork or other none sequential block label. Use disable fork instead. See [Style: disable-invalid-in-non-sequential].

Enabled by default: false

endif-comment

Checks that a Verilog `endif directive is followed by a comment that matches the name of the opening `ifdef or `ifndef. See [Style: endif-comment].

Enabled by default: false

enum-name-style

Checks that enum names use lower_snake_case naming convention and end with ‘_t’ or ‘_e’. See [Style: enumerations].

Enabled by default: true

explicit-function-lifetime

Checks that every function declared outside of a class is declared with an explicit lifetime (static or automatic). See [Style: function-task-explicit-lifetime].

Enabled by default: true

explicit-function-task-parameter-type

Checks that every function and task parameter is declared with an explicit storage type. See [Style: function-task-argument-types].

Enabled by default: true

explicit-parameter-storage-type

Checks that every parameter and localparam is declared with an explicit storage type. See [Style: constants].

Parameter

Enabled by default: true

explicit-task-lifetime

Checks that every task declared outside of a class is declared with an explicit lifetime (static or automatic). See [Style: function-task-explicit-lifetime].

Enabled by default: true

forbid-consecutive-null-statements

Checks that there are no occurrences of consecutive null statements like ;; See [Style: redundant-semicolons].

Enabled by default: true

forbid-defparam

Do not use defparam. See [Style: defparam].

Enabled by default: true

forbid-line-continuations

Checks that there are no occurrences of \ when breaking the string literal line. Use concatenation operator with braces instead. See [Style: forbid-line-continuations].

Enabled by default: true

forbidden-macro

Checks that no forbidden macro calls are used. See [Verification-Style: logging].

Enabled by default: true

generate-label

Checks that every generate block statement is labeled. See [Style: generate-statements].

Enabled by default: true

generate-label-prefix

Checks that every generate block label starts with g_ or gen_. See [Style: generate-constructs].

Enabled by default: true

interface-name-style

Checks that interface names use lower_snake_case naming convention and end with _if. See [Style: interface-conventions].

Enabled by default: true

invalid-system-task-function

Checks that no forbidden system tasks or functions are used. These consist of the following functions: $psprintf, $random, and $dist_*. As well as non-LRM function $srandom. See [Verification-Style: forbidden-system-functions].

Enabled by default: true

legacy-generate-region

Checks that there are no generate regions. See [Style: generate-constructs].

Enabled by default: false

legacy-genvar-declaration

Checks that there are no separate genvar declarations. See [Style: generate-constructs].

Enabled by default: false

line-length

Checks that all lines do not exceed the maximum allowed length. See [Style: line-length].

Parameter

Enabled by default: true

macro-name-style

Checks that every macro name follows ALL_CAPS naming convention. Exception: UVM-like macros. See [Style: defines].

Enabled by default: true

macro-string-concatenation

Concatenation will not be evaluated here. Use "...” instead. See [Style: defines].

Enabled by default: false

mismatched-labels

Check for matching begin/end labels. See [Style: mismatched-labels].

Enabled by default: false

module-begin-block

Checks that there are no begin-end blocks declared at the module level. See [Style: floating-begin-end-blocks].

Enabled by default: true

module-filename

If a module is declared, checks that at least one module matches the first dot-delimited component of the file name. Depending on configuration, it is also allowed to replace underscore with dashes in filenames. See [Style: file-names].

Parameter

Enabled by default: true

module-parameter

Checks that module instantiations with more than one parameter are passed in as named parameters, rather than positional parameters. See [Style: module-instantiation].

Enabled by default: true

module-port

Checks that module instantiations with more than one port are passed in as named ports, rather than positional ports. See [Style: module-instantiation].

Enabled by default: true

no-tabs

Checks that no tabs are used. Spaces should be used instead of tabs. See [Style: tabs].

Enabled by default: true

no-trailing-spaces

Checks that there are no trailing spaces on any lines. See [Style: trailing-spaces].

Enabled by default: true

numeric-format-string-style

Checks that string literals with numeric format specifiers have proper prefixes for hex and bin values and no prefixes for decimal values. See [Style: number-formatting].

Enabled by default: false

one-module-per-file

Checks that at most one module is declared per file. See [Style: file-extensions].

Enabled by default: false

package-filename

Checks that the package name matches the filename. Depending on configuration, it is also allowed to replace underscore with dashes in filenames. See [Style: file-names].

Parameter

Enabled by default: true

packed-dimensions-range-ordering

Checks that packed dimension ranges are declare in little-endian (decreasing) order, e.g. [N-1:0]. See [Style: packed-ordering].

Enabled by default: true

parameter-name-style

Checks that non-type parameter and localparam names follow at least one of the naming conventions from a choice of CamelCase and ALL_CAPS, ORed together with the pipe-symbol(|). Empty configuration: no style enforcement. See [Style: constants].

Parameters

Enabled by default: true

parameter-type-name-style

Checks that parameter type names follow the lower_snake_case naming convention and end with _t. See [Style: parametrized-objects].

Enabled by default: false

plusarg-assignment

Checks that plusargs are always assigned a value, by ensuring that plusargs are never accessed using the $test$plusargs system task. See [Style: plusarg-value-assignment].

Enabled by default: true

port-name-suffix

Check that port names end with _i for inputs, _o for outputs and _io for inouts. Alternatively, for active-low signals use _n[io], for differential pairs use _n[io] and _p[io]. See [Style: suffixes-for-signals-and-types].

Enabled by default: false

positive-meaning-parameter-name

Checks that no parameter name starts with ‘disable’, using positive naming (starting with ‘enable’) is recommended. See [Style: binary-parameters].

Enabled by default: true

posix-eof

Checks that the file ends with a newline. See [Style: posix-file-endings].

Enabled by default: true

proper-parameter-declaration

Checks that every parameter declaration is inside a package or in the formal parameter list of modules/classes and every localparam declaration is inside a module or class. See [Style: constants].

Enabled by default: false

signal-name-style

Checks that signal names use lower_snake_case naming convention. Signals are defined as “a net, variable, or port within a SystemVerilog design”. See [Style: signal-conventions].

Enabled by default: false

struct-union-name-style

Checks that struct and union names use lower_snake_case naming convention and end with ‘_t’. See [Style: struct-union-conventions].

Parameter

Enabled by default: true

suggest-parentheses

Recommend extra parentheses around subexpressions where it helps readability. See [Style: parentheses].

Enabled by default: true

truncated-numeric-literal

Checks that numeric literals are not longer than their stated bit-width to avoid undesired accidental truncation. See [Style: number-literals].

Enabled by default: true

typedef-enums

Checks that a Verilog enum declaration is named using typedef. See [Style: typedef-enums].

Enabled by default: true

typedef-structs-unions

Checks that a Verilog struct or union declaration is named using typedef. See [Style: typedef-structs-unions].

Parameter

Enabled by default: true

undersized-binary-literal

Checks that the digits of binary literals for the configured bases match their declared width, i.e. has enough padding prefix zeros. See [Style: number-literals].

Parameters

Enabled by default: true

unpacked-dimensions-range-ordering

Checks that unpacked dimension ranges are declared in big-endian order [0:N-1], and when an unpacked dimension range is zero-based [0:N-1], the size is declared as [N] instead. See [Style: unpacked-ordering].

Enabled by default: true

uvm-macro-semicolon

Checks that no `uvm_* macro calls end with ‘;’. See [Verification-Style: uvm-macro-semicolon-convention].

Enabled by default: false

v2001-generate-begin

Checks that there are no generate-begin blocks inside a generate region. See [Style: generate-constructs].

Enabled by default: true

void-cast

Checks that void casts do not contain certain function/method calls. See [Verification-Style: void-casts].

Enabled by default: true

Version

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