Manual Reference Pages - PERL::CRITIC::POLICY::MISCELLANEA::PROHIBITUNRESTRICTEDNOCRITIC (3)
Perl::Critic::Policy::Miscellanea::ProhibitUnrestrictedNoCritic - Forbid a bare "## no critic"
This Policy is part of the core Perl::Critic
A bare ## no critic annotation will disable <B>allB> the active Policies. This
creates holes for other, unintended violations to appear in your code. It is
better to disable <B>onlyB> the particular Policies that you need to get around.
By putting Policy names in a comma-separated list after the ## no critic
annotation, then it will only disable the named Policies. Policy names are
matched as regular expressions, so you can use shortened Policy names, or
patterns that match several Policies. This Policy generates a violation any
time that an unrestricted ## no critic annotation appears.
## no critic # not ok
## no critic # not ok
## no critic () # not ok
## no critic qw() # not ok
## no critic (Policy1, Policy2) # ok
## no critic (Policy1 Policy2) # ok (can use spaces to separate)
## no critic qw(Policy1 Policy2) # ok (the preferred style)
Unfortunately, Perl::Critic is very sloppy about
parsing the Policy names that appear after a ##no critic
annotation. For example, you might be using one of these
## no critic Policy1 Policy2
## no critic Policy1, Policy2
## no critic "Policy1, Policy2"
## no critic "Policy1", "Policy2"
In all of these cases, Perl::Critic will silently disable <B>allB> Policies,
rather than just the ones you requested. But if you use the
ProhibitUnrestrictedNoCritic Policy, all of these will generate
violations. That way, you can track them down and correct them to use
the correct syntax, as shown above in the DESCRIPTION. If youve
been using the syntax that is shown throughout the Perl::Critic
documentation for the last few years, then you should be fine.
This Policy is not configurable except for the standard options.
Jeffrey Ryan Thalhammer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Copyright (c) 2008-2011 Imaginative Software Systems. All rights reserved.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the same terms as Perl itself. The full text of this license
can be found in the LICENSE file included with this module.
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