View Source Credo.Check.Warning.UnusedPathOperation (Credo v1.7.5)


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This check has a base priority of high and works with any version of Elixir.


The result of a call to the Path module's functions has to be used.

While this is correct ...

def read_from_cwd(filename) do
  filename = Path.join(cwd, filename)

... we forgot to save the result in this example:

def read_from_cwd(filename) do
  Path.join(cwd, filename)

Path operations never work on the variable you pass in, but return a new variable which has to be used somehow.

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