Is there a built in way to save the pylint report to a file? It seems it might be useful to do this in order to log progress on a project and compare elements of reports across multiple files as changes are made.
You can use the
--file-output=y command line option. Quoting the man page:
--files-output=<y_or_n> Put messages in a separate file for each module / package speci‐ fied on the command line instead of printing them on stdout. Reports (if any) will be written in a file name "pylint_global.[txt|html]". [current: no]
The format of the output is specified by the
--output-format=<format> option where format can be
msvs (visual studio) and