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I've been following the guidance on how to configure CodeQL, create a database and analyze with a query pack. But I always end up with the following error: A fatal error occurred: This CodeQL database ...

question
JeffJerseyCow opened Aug 7, 2020

In a method, the value of a variable is checked if the value is null but the warning says otherwise. https://lgtm.com/projects/g/openmod/openmod/snapshot/98fe15364887559177b06cd3233bb20e8a00ce43/files/unturned/OpenMod.Unturned/Users/UnturnedUserProvider.cs?sort=name&dir=ASC&mode=heatmap#xaeea251722dc42e9:1 ...

C# false-positive
rube200 opened Aug 7, 2020

This PR adds support for the CUE language. Draft because there is another language using .cue, likely cue sheet. I will need to add a heuristic. Checklist: - [x] I am adding a new language. ...

pchaigno opened Aug 7, 2020
github:master pchaigno:cue-language

This PR aims to remove a few elements from shared-environment.ts. Most of this is pretty easy because the variable is only used from one place, or the data is readily available in the config already. ...

robertbrignull opened Aug 7, 2020
main remove_some_shared_env

It turns out there are only two references to master that involve this repository: - A link in our readme, which I've changed - A link in our change notes, which I've left unchanged because ...

sauyon opened Aug 7, 2020
1 comment
github:master sauyon:tomain

Describe the bug Super-linter is excluding all languages when configured with the provided example. To Reproduce Steps to reproduce the behavior: 1. Create a workflow using the same example 2. Trigger ...

bug
boonwj opened Aug 7, 2020

Reasons for making this change: Ignore .lai files. Links to documentation supporting these rule changes: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/23109092/what-is-libtools-lai-file-for

xiaoyu2006 opened Aug 7, 2020
github:master xiaoyu2006:patch-1

This PR adds support for ProxySQL as a Freno "store" for retrieving MySQL inventory Freno connects to ProxySQL's admin port (MySQL protocol) to query the stats.stats_mysql_connection_pool ...

timvaillancourt opened Aug 7, 2020
3 comments
master proxysql_v0

Add linting support for Swift language using swiftlint Fixes #127

enhancement good first issue
engali94 opened Aug 7, 2020
12 comments
github:master engali94:swiftlint

GraphQL::Client.dump_schema doesn't detect failed introspection queries which can result in corrupt schema dumps. This PR changes the method to fail loudly if there is a problem running the introspection ...

jturkel opened Aug 7, 2020
github:master jturkel:feature/schema-dump-errors
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