ycmd(1) code-completion and comprehension server


ycmd [-h] [--host HOST] [--port PORT] [--log LOGLEVEL] [--idle_suicide_seconds IDLE_SUICIDE_SECONDS] [--options_file OPTIONS_FILE] [--stdout STDOUT] [--stderr STDERR] [--keep_logfiles]


ycmd is a server that provides APIs for code-completion and other code-comprehension use-cases like semantic GoTo commands (and others). For certain filetypes, ycmd can also provide diagnostic errors and warnings.


-h, --help
Print a usage message briefly summarizing these command-line options and the bug-reporting address, then exit.
--host [HOST]
Listen on specified HOST address (default is localhost if none specified).
--port [PORT]
Listen on specified TCP PORT number.
--log [LOGLEVEL]
Log level, one of [ debug | info | warning | error| critical ]
--idle_suicide_seconds [IDLE_SUICIDE_SECONDS]
IDLE_SUICIDE_SECONDS before server shuts down.
--options_file [OPTIONS_FILE]
File with user options, in JSON format.
--stdout [STDOUT]
Optional file to use for stdout.
--stderr [STDERR]
Optional file to use for stderr.
Retain logfiles after the server exits.