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Code Inspection: Reuse of local variable

Reports where local variables are "reused", overwriting their values with new values unrelated to their original use. Such local variable reuse may be confusing, as the intended semantics of the local variable may vary with each use. It may also be prone to bugs, if code changes result in values that were thought to be overwritten actually being live. It is good practices to keep variable lifetimes as short as possible, and not reuse local variables for the sake of brevity.

Last modified: 08 May 2020