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- which versions are you using (SonarQube: Developer Edition Version 7.7 (build 23042), Scanner: mvn sonar:sonar, Plugin: PMD 3.2.1, and any relevant extension: SonarJava 5.13.1 (build 18282))
- what are you trying to achieve: write high quality software
- what have you tried so far to achieve this: activate pmd rules in Quality Profile and run SonarQube analysis
Copy/paste from Jira issue written by a developer (I have not verified):
Disable pmd:LawOfDemeter check from SonarQube
There are a ton of false positive reports for that tool. Example is on the screenshot:
Another example for the Java API (Pattern and Matches classes) that it complains about:
After the discussion within the team I haven’t heard of any true positive and helpful report of that rule but I’ve heard about a ton of false positive ones (e.g. from Lera or Yauheni) which were cross-confirmed as such by Yulian. Thus, this check should be disabled.
My reply to the developer:
So what you are saying is, there are too many false positives, when using
I’d say that’s an excellent case to submit as a bug report to the authors of the plugin. I’m on it!
So here I am…