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.
codeql database add-diagnostic --source-id=<id> --source-name=<name> <options>... -- <database>
[Experimental] Add a piece of diagnostic information to a database.
[Mandatory] Path to the CodeQL database to bundle.
Message for the diagnostic, in GitHub-flavored Markdown format.
Message for the diagnostic, in plain text. This option should only be used when populating a Markdown message with --markdown-message is not practical.
Severity of the diagnostic. Can be "error", "warning", or "note".
Help links relevant to the diagnostic.
Structured metadata relevant to the diagnostic.
Indicate that the diagnostic is suitable for display on the status page.
Indicate that the diagnostic is suitable for display in the diagnostics
summary table printed by commands like
[Mandatory] An identifier for the source of this diagnostic.
[Mandatory] A human-readable description of the source of this diagnostic.
The name of the CodeQL extractor, if this diagnostic was produced by a CodeQL extractor.
The path of the file to which the diagnostic applies, relative to the source root.
The 1-based line number (inclusive) where the diagnostic's location starts.
The 1-based column number (inclusive) where the diagnostic's location starts.
The 1-based line number (inclusive) where the diagnostic's location ends.
The 1-based column number (inclusive) where the diagnostic's location ends.
Show this help text.
[Advanced] Give option to the JVM running the command.
(Beware that options containing spaces will not be handled correctly.)
Incrementally increase the number of progress messages printed.
Incrementally decrease the number of progress messages printed.
[Advanced] Explicitly set the verbosity level to one of errors,
warnings, progress, progress+, progress++, progress+++. Overrides
[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
--log-to-stderr and redirect stderr as desired.)
[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
.codeql in the user's home directory; it will be
created if it doesn't already exist.