Cargo plugin for linting your dependencies
See the book 📕 for in-depth documentation.
To run on CI as a GitHub Action, see
Please Note: This is a tool that we use (and like!) and it makes sense to us to release it as open source. However, we can’t take any responsibility for your use of the tool, if it will function correctly or fulfil your needs. No functionality in - or information provided by - cargo-deny constitutes legal advice.
If you want to use
cargo-deny without having
cargo-deny with the
This can be useful in Docker Images.
Initialize your project
Check your crates
The licenses check is used to verify that every crate you use has license terms you find acceptable.
The bans check is used to deny (or allow) specific crates, as well as detect and handle multiple versions of the same crate.
The advisories check is used to detect issues for crates by looking in an advisory database.
The sources check ensures crates only come from sources you trust.
We welcome community contributions to this project.
Please read our Contributor Guide for more information on how to get started.
Licensed under either of
- Apache License, Version 2.0, (LICENSE-APACHE or http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0)
- MIT license (LICENSE-MIT or <#404>)
at your option.
Unless you explicitly state otherwise, any contribution intentionally submitted for inclusion in the work by you, as defined in the Apache-2.0 license, shall be dual licensed as above, without any additional terms or conditions.