The Best Package Static Analysis Tools (Linters/Formatters)

We rank 3 Package linters, code analyzers, formatters, and more. Find and compare tools like composer-dependency-analyser, lintian, rpmlint, and more. Please rate and review tools that you've used. This helps others find the best tools for their projects.

3 Package Tools


Fast detection of composer dependency issues.

  • 💪 Powerful: Detects unused, shadow and misplaced composer dependencies
  • ⚡ Performant: Scans 15 000 files in 2s!
  • ⚙️ Configurable: Fine-grained ignores via PHP config
  • 🕸️ Lightweight: No composer dependencies
  • 🍰 Easy-to-use: No config needed for first try
  • ✨ Compatible: PHP >= 7.2
  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedPhp
  • Maintainedcli
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 100% upvoted


Static analysis tool for Debian packages.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedcli
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 0% upvoted


Tool for checking common errors in rpm packages.

  • MaintainedMaintained
  • MaintainedMulti-Language
  • Maintainedcli
  • Maintainedlinter
  • 0% upvoted

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The most popular Package tools ranked by user votes are: composer-dependency-analyser, lintian, rpmlint.

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Commercial services with a free plan for open source include composer-dependency-analyser, lintian, rpmlint.

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