clang-format Python distribution
This project packages the
clang-format utility as a Python package. It allows you to install
clang-format directly from PyPI:
python -m pip install clang-format
This projects intends to release a new PyPI package for each major and minor release of
Use with pipx
You can use
pipx to run clang-format, as well. For example,
pipx run clang-format <args> will run clang-format without any previous install required on any machine with pipx (including all default GitHub Actions / Azure runners, avoiding requiring a pre-install step or even
Use from pre-commit
- repo: https://github.com/pre-commit/mirrors-clang-format rev: v15.0.7 hooks: - id: clang-format types_or: [c++, c, cuda]
In contrast to many other pre-commit hooks, the versioning of the hook matches the versioning of
If you are required to stick with a given major/minor version of
clang-format with your pre-commit-hook, you can use this alternative hook repository that also receives backports of older versions of clang-format.
Currently, all major/minor versions of LLVM >= 10 are supported.
It is best to subscribe to releases of the hook repository to get notified of new backport releases, as
pre-commit's auto-upgrade functionality will not work in that case.
Building new releases
The clang-format-wheel repository provides the logic to build and publish binary wheels of the
In order to add a new release, the following steps are necessary:
- Edit the version file to reflect the new version.
- Make a GitHub release to trigger the GitHub Actions release workflow. Alternatively, the workflow can be triggered manually.
On manual triggers, the following input variables are available:
use_qemu: Whether to build targets that require emulation (default:
llvm_version: Override the LLVM version (default:
wheel_version: Override the wheel packaging version (default
deploy_to_testpypi: Whether to deploy to TestPyPI instead of PyPI (default:
The repository with the precommit hook is automatically updated using a scheduled Github Actions workflow.
This repository extends the great work of several other projects:
clang-formatitself is provided by the LLVM project under the Apache 2.0 License with LLVM exceptions.
- The build logic is based on scikit-build which greatly reduces the amount of low level code necessary to package
scikit-buildpackaging examples of CMake and Ninja were very helpful in packaging
- The CI build process is controlled by cibuildwheel which makes building wheels across a number of platforms a pleasant experience (!)
Special thanks goes to mgevaert who initiated this project and maintained it until 2021.
We are grateful for the generous provisioning with CI resources that GitHub currently offers to Open Source projects.