Shared utilities used across Apache OpenWhisk project repositories.

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OpenWhisk Utilities

Shared utilities used across Apache OpenWhisk project repositories.

Utility listing

The following utilities are included in this repository (by subdirectory):

  • scancode - Configurable code scanning utility that performs file and line-level checks on all files (exclusions permitted) on a provided path. It is intended for Git commit hooks and continuous integration (CI) builds to enforce certain coding conventions.

If you “push” code that follows all conventions, you will see the message:

Scanning files starting at [./mycodepath/]...
All checks passed.

However, if you push code containing tabs, trailing whitespace or missing Apache License headers, your build will fail immediately with one of the following messages:

Scan detected 3 error(s) in 1 file(s):
       1: file does not include required license header.
      18: line contains tabs.
      27: line has trailing whitespaces.

To make sure this never happens to you, you can run the same tests on your local machine every time you commit changes.

  1. Clone the OpenWhisk utilities project:
$ git clone
  1. Run the scancode utility against the root directory of your project or subdirectory where your code changes live:
$ python3 ./openwhisk-utilities/scancode/ $ROOTDIR

It is worth adding a Git pre-commit hook to automatically run the checks before you can even type in a Git commit message. Here is a sample pre-commit file:

$ cat /path/to/openwhisk/.git/hooks/pre-commit
#!/usr/bin/env bash

# -- Code scanning --
# See
# determine openwhisk base directory
root="$(git rev-parse --show-toplevel)"
python3 $scancode_path/ --config $scancode_path/ASF-Release.cfg --gitignore $root/.gitignore $root

Note: A hook a locally installed, so if you check out the repository again, you will need to reinstall it.

Apache OpenWhisk repositories can be configured to run scancode as part of their CI process by invoking it as a GitHub action. It should be run immediately after the checkout action. For example:

      # Checkout just this repo and run scanCode before we do anything else
      - name: Checkout runtime repo
        uses: actions/checkout@v3
      - name: Scan Code
        uses: apache/openwhisk-utilities/scancode@master


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