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RescriptRelay CLI

rescript-relay-cli is a CLI for making life using RescriptRelay just a tiny bit easier. It's automatically included with every release of rescript-relay.

Commands

remove-unused-fields

This command will remove any unused fields it can find in your project, helping you avoid overfetching. An unused field means a field that's in a fragment or query defintion, but never actually used in the code. There are a few caveats, but thanks to ReScripts incredible type system, and reanalyze, it's very accurate.

Usage:

# Make sure you run the Relay compiler, and compile ReScript, before running this command
yarn rescript-relay-cli remove-unused-fields

Here's a non exhaustive list of what unused fields the script can remove automatically:

  • Unused fields anywhere in the fragment/query
  • Entire fragments or queries, if nothing in those fragments or queries are actually used
  • Full union member selections, if the member is no longer in use
  • All fragment spreads, if none of the fragment spreads are used

Keeping fields safe from removal

If you want to keep fields around, even though you're not actively using them you can ignore them. Let's say I have this fragment:

module Fragment = %relay(`
fragment User_user on users {
name
email
}
`)

And I use the field name in my markup; <div>{React.string(user.name)}</div>. When I run remove-unused-fields the email field will be removed. If I for some reason need to keep the email around I can call ignore(user.email) and then it will be safe.

CLI options

--ci

This runs the script in "CI mode", meaning it'll only report whether there are unused fields or not (but not actually remove them), making it suitable for running in CI, like in a GitHub action. Use this mode to make sure unused fields and overfetching never makes it into production.

--verbose

This will output information around which unused fields are found, and in what file/definition they're located.

format-all-graphql

Formats all GraphQL operations in the project using prettier.

CLI options

--ci

This runs the script in "CI mode", meaning it'll only report whether there are unformatted files or not, making it suitable for running in CI, like in a GitHub action.

format-single-graphql < absolute-path-to-file >

Formats all GraphQL operations in a single file prettier.