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       Gendarme - Rule-based code analysis for Mono.


       gendarme  [--config  configfile]  [--set  ruleset] [--log file | --xml file | --html file]
       [options] assemblies ...


       Gendarme is a extensible rule-based tool used to find problems in  .NET  applications  and
       libraries.  Gendarme  inspects programs and libraries that contain code in ECMA CIL format
       (Mono and .NET) and looks for common problems with the code, problems  that  compilers  do
       not typically check or have historically not checked.


       --config configfile
              Specify the rule sets and rule settings. Default is 'rules.xml'.

       --set ruleset
              Specify a rule set from configfile. Defaults to 'default'.

       --log file
              Save the report, as a text file, to the specified file.

       --xml file
              Save the report, formatted as XML, to the specified file.

       --html file
              Save the report, formatted as HTML, to the specified file.

              Write  the  defects  on  stdout. This is the default (implicit) behavior if none of
              --log, --xml, or --html options are specified. If (explicitely) specified then  the
              defects will be shown on both stdout and inside text/xml/html report(s).

       --ignore ignore-file
              Do not report defects listed in the specified file.

       --limit N
              Stop reporting after N defects are found.

       --severity [all | audit[+] | low[+|-] | medium[+|-] | high[+|-] | critical[-]],...
              Filter  the  reported defects to include the specified severity levels.  Default is
              'medium+' (i.e. low and audit levels are ignored).

       --confidence [all | low[+] | normal[+|-] | high[+|-] | total[-]],...
              Filter the reported defects to include the specified confidence levels.  Default is
              'normal+' (i.e. low level is ignored).

              Used to disable progress and other information which is normally written to stdout.

              When present additional progress information is written to stdout. May be used more
              than once to write even more info.

              Display Gendarme's version number. This will match the  Mono  version  number  that
              this copy of Gendarme was released with.

       assemblies ...
              Specify  the  assemblies  to  verify. You can specify multiple filenames, including
              masks (? and *). You can also provide a file that lists several assemblies (one per
              line) by prefixing the filename with @ on the command line.


              This file is used to filter out defects from gendarme reports.

              This file is used in conjunction with the --set option to control and configure the
              rules used by Gendarme. It contains a set of named rules (rule sets) and each  rule
              set contains a list of rules.

              Used  by  debug  versions of Gendarme to enable logging for rules. It is useful for
              Gendarme's developers (i.e. not meant for end-users).


              The runner will use colors when displaying defects  on  the  console.   By  default
              colors  are  dark  in  order to display correctly on any background. You can change
              this default to "light" (lighter colors looks nice on a dark background, or  "none"
              so no colors will be used.  E.g.
                  GENDARME_COLOR=none gendarme ...


       0      The  runner  returns  0  when no error has occurred. If some code was analyzed then
              this also means that no defects were found and reported.

       1      The runner execution was successful but either  some  defects  where  found  or  no
              assembly was specified.

       2      The runner execution was interrupted by I/O errors (e.g. missing files).

       3      The  runner  founds  errors  in the (default or user supplied) configuration files.
              Specific error messages should be printed on the console.

       4      The runner execution was interrupted by a non-handled exception. This is  likely  a
              bug    inside    Gendarme   and   should   be   reported   on   Novell's   bugzilla
              ( or on the mailing-list.


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