B101: Test for use of assert¶
This plugin test checks for the use of the Python
assert keyword. It was
discovered that some projects used assert to enforce interface constraints.
However, assert is removed with compiling to optimised byte code (python -o
producing *.pyo files). This caused various protections to be removed.
Consider raising a semantically meaningful error or
more info on
You can configure files that skip this check. This is often useful when you use assert statements in test cases.
assert_used: skips: ['*_test.py', 'test_*.py']
>> Issue: Use of assert detected. The enclosed code will be removed when compiling to optimised byte code. Severity: Low Confidence: High CWE: CWE-703 (https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/703.html) Location: ./examples/assert.py:1 1 assert logged_in 2 display_assets()
New in version 0.11.0.
Changed in version 1.7.3: CWE information added