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pack ls

[Deep plumbing] List the CodeQL packages rooted at this directory. This directory must contain a qlpack.yml or .codeqlmanifest.json file.

Who can use this feature?

GitHub CodeQL is licensed on a per-user basis upon installation. You can use CodeQL only for certain tasks under the license restrictions. For more information, see "About the CodeQL CLI."

If you have a GitHub Advanced Security license, you can use CodeQL for automated analysis, continuous integration, and continuous delivery. For more information, see "About GitHub Advanced Security."

This content describes the most recent release of the CodeQL CLI. For more information about this release, see https://github.com/github/codeql-cli-binaries/releases.

To see details of the options available for this command in an earlier release, run the command with the --help option in your terminal.

Synopsis

Shell
codeql pack ls <options>... -- <dir>

Description

[Deep plumbing] List the CodeQL packages rooted at this directory. This directory must contain a qlpack.yml or .codeqlmanifest.json file.

Available since v2.7.1.

Options

Primary Options

<dir>

The root directory of the package or workspace, defaults to the current working directory. If this parameter points to a directory containing a qlpack.yml, then this operation will run on only that CodeQL package. If this parameter points to a directory containing a codeql-workspace.yml, then this operation will run on all CodeQL packages in the workspace.

Options for configuring which CodeQL packs to apply this command to.

--format=<fmt>

Select output format, either text (default) or json.

--groups=[-]<group>[,[-]<group>...]

List of CodeQL pack groups to include or exclude from this operation. A qlpack in the given workspace is included if:

  • It is in at least one of the groups listed without a minus sign (this condition is automatically satisfied if there are no groups listed without a minus sign), and
  • It is not in any group listed with a minus sign

Common options

-h, --help

Show this help text.

-J=<opt>

[Advanced] Give option to the JVM running the command.

(Beware that options containing spaces will not be handled correctly.)

-v, --verbose

Incrementally increase the number of progress messages printed.

-q, --quiet

Incrementally decrease the number of progress messages printed.

--verbosity=<level>

[Advanced] Explicitly set the verbosity level to one of errors, warnings, progress, progress+, progress++, progress+++. Overrides -v and -q.

--logdir=<dir>

[Advanced] Write detailed logs to one or more files in the given directory, with generated names that include timestamps and the name of the running subcommand.

(To write a log file with a name you have full control over, instead give --log-to-stderr and redirect stderr as desired.)

--common-caches=<dir>

[Advanced] Controls the location of cached data on disk that will persist between several runs of the CLI, such as downloaded QL packs and compiled query plans. If not set explicitly, this defaults to a directory named .codeql in the user's home directory; it will be created if it doesn't already exist.

Available since v2.15.2.