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too-many-boolean-expressions (PLR0916)#

Derived from the Pylint linter.

This rule is unstable and in preview. The --preview flag is required for use.

What it does#

Checks for too many Boolean expressions in an if statement.

By default, this rule allows up to 5 expressions. This can be configured using the lint.pylint.max-bool-expr option.

Why is this bad?#

if statements with many Boolean expressions are harder to understand and maintain. Consider assigning the result of the Boolean expression, or any of its sub-expressions, to a variable.


if a and b and c and d and e and f and g and h: