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needless-bool (SIM103)#

Derived from the flake8-simplify linter.

Fix is sometimes available.

What it does#

Checks for if statements that can be replaced with bool.

Why is this bad?#

if statements that return True for a truthy condition and False for a falsey condition can be replaced with boolean casts.


if foo:
    return True
    return False

Use instead:

return bool(foo)