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[java] False positive "UselessParentheses" for parentheses that contain assignment #1285

cobratbq opened this Issue Aug 5, 2018 · 0 comments


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cobratbq commented Aug 5, 2018

Affects PMD Version: PMD 6.5.0, ran through maven-pmd-plugin 3.10.0.

Rule: UselessParentheses (category/java/codestyle.xml/UselessParentheses)

Description: This detector does not detect the value of the extra parentheses to ensure that the right result is assigned to the in-line assignment.

Code Sample demonstrating the issue:

Matcher matcher;
if ((matcher = PATTERN_V4.matcher(message)).matches()) {

Running PMD through: Maven

@cobratbq cobratbq changed the title from [java] False positive "UselessParentheses" for parentheses that include assignment to [java] False positive "UselessParentheses" for parentheses that contain assignment Aug 5, 2018

@adangel adangel added this to the 6.7.0 milestone Aug 7, 2018

@adangel adangel added the has:pr label Aug 7, 2018

@adangel adangel closed this Aug 7, 2018

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