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Suspicious 'Class.getClass()' call

Reports getClass() methods that are called on a java.lang.Class instance.

This is usually a mistake as the result is always equivalent to Class.class. If it's a mistake, then it's better to remove the getClass() call and use the qualifier directly. If the behavior is intended, then it's better to write Class.class explicitly to avoid confusion.


void test(Class<?> clazz) { String name = clazz.getClass().getName(); }

After one of the possible quick-fixes is applied:

void test(Class<?> clazz) { String name = clazz.getName(); }

New in 2018.2

Inspection Details

Available in:

IntelliJ IDEA 2023.3, Qodana for JVM 2023.3


Java, 233.SNAPSHOT

Last modified: 13 July 2023