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Suspicious getter/setter

Reports getter or setter methods that access a field that is not expected by its name. For example, when getY() returns the x field. Usually, it might be a copy-paste error.

Example:

class Point { private int x; private int y; public void setX(int x) { // Warning: setter 'setX()' assigns field 'y' this.y = x; } public int getY() { // Warning: getter 'getY()' returns field 'x' return x; } }

Use the checkbox below to report situations when a field in the class has a name that matches a name of a getter or a setter.

Inspection options

Here you can find the description of settings available for the Suspicious getter/setter inspection, and the reference of their default values.

Only warn when field matching getter/setter name is present

Not selected

Inspection Details

By default bundled with:

IntelliJ IDEA 2024.1, Qodana for JVM 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin:

Java, 241.16690

Last modified: 29 April 2024