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JUnit test annotated with '@Ignore'/'@Disabled'

Reports usages of JUnit 4's @Ignore or JUnit 5's @Disabled annotations. It is considered a code smell to have tests annotated with these annotations for a long time, especially when no reason is specified.


@Ignore public class UrgentTest { @Test public void testIt() { Assert.assertEquals("expected", "actual"); } }

Configure the inspection:

  • Use the Only report annotations without reason option to only report the cases when no reason is specified as the annotation's value attribute.

Inspection options

Here you can find the description of settings available for the JUnit test annotated with '@Ignore'/'@Disabled' inspection, and the reference of their default values.

Only report annotations without reason

Default: Selected

Inspection Details

By default bundled with:

IntelliJ IDEA 2024.1, Qodana for JVM 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin:

JUnit, 241.14841

Last modified: 12 March 2024