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suppressible-exception (SIM105)#

Derived from the flake8-simplify linter.

Fix is sometimes available.

What it does#

Checks for try-except-pass blocks that can be replaced with the contextlib.suppress context manager.

Why is this bad?#

Using contextlib.suppress is more concise and directly communicates the intent of the code: to suppress a given exception.

Note that contextlib.suppress is slower than using try-except-pass directly. For performance-critical code, consider retaining the try-except-pass pattern.


    1 / 0
except ZeroDivisionError:

Use instead:

import contextlib

with contextlib.suppress(ZeroDivisionError):
    1 / 0