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 pack init [--dir=<dir>] [--extractor=<extractor>] <options>... -- <package-name>
[Experimental] Initializes a qlpack in the specified directory.
The pack will be created in a child directory of the specified directory.
[Mandatory] The scope and name of the pack to create. Scope is only required if this pack is to be published.
Initial version of the pack.
The directory to create the pack in. Defaults to current working directory.
The extractor to use for this qlpack. Only useful if this pack contains tests.
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.)