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true-false-comparison (E712)#

Derived from the pycodestyle linter.

Fix is always available.

What it does#

Checks for equality comparisons to boolean literals.

Why is this bad?#

PEP 8 recommends against using the equality operators == and != to compare values to True or False.

Instead, use if cond: or if not cond: to check for truth values.

If you intend to check if a value is the boolean literal True or False, consider using is or is not to check for identity instead.


if foo == True:

if bar == False:

Use instead:

if foo:

if not bar: