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I’ve generated code coverage output using gcovr (with the sonarqube output flag) and imported it into SonarQube. I’m trying to understand the Condition Coverage and how it works. I’ve read and understand the calculation of the metric, but there seem to be cases where I’m not sure why the UI is saying “Partially covered by tests (X of Y conditions)” when its on a line that doesn’t seem to have multiple conditions.
1 if ( iter != staged_ids.end() )
3 staged_ids.erase( iter );
4 return true;
It’s stating that line 3 is partially covered. While I understand that there might be a check internally in that call that checks to see if the ‘iter’ exists, I don’t know if that should count against the consumer’s condition coverage count. Especially since the code surrounding it prevents that from happening.
In another case, there’s a class that’s been defined:
1 class foo()
3 // many methods
And sonarqube says line 1 is partially covered?
I’m just trying to understand condition coverage works in these cases. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!