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When I import a built-in module (e.g. import os) in my .py file and run codeql database create codeql_db --language=python, the module is extracted and included in the database: $ codeql database create ...

CLI
ggolawski opened Feb 14, 2020
2 comments

hi could please export the psd filed in type SignedData struct { psd *protocol.SignedData } or provide a function that return this filed

tayler0101 opened Feb 14, 2020
2 comments

I notice that you provide a scoop installer package but can I suggest that you also provide an official Chocolatey package too? There is already a unofficial package available at https://chocolatey.org/packages/smimesign ...

Cossey opened Feb 14, 2020

Description of the false positive The query java/implicit-cast-in-compound-assignment incorrectly flags compound statements with numeric literals within the value range of the target type. E.g.: byte ...

Java false-positive
Marcono1234 opened Feb 14, 2020
1 comment

Describe the bug Source archive's path appears to not have been resolved properly. My database is stored on a network folder (\x.x.x.x\a\b\c\database) and when I add the database to vs code, Explorer ...

VSCode bug
tempuser1909 opened Feb 14, 2020

Automatically detects when IO objects are passed as variables, and uses a multipart request to stream the contents (according to the GraphQL Multipart Request spec). Tested against apollo_upload_server-ruby. ...

CodeMonkeySteve opened Feb 13, 2020
github:master CodeMonkeySteve:master

Right now a Service will get registered in consul even when there are no Ready Pods. It might be useful to withdraw the registration from consul when a Service has 0 Ready Pods (i.e. length(Endpoint.Subsets) ...

aaronbbrown opened Feb 13, 2020

CVE ID(s) There's no CVE for this. Report Divide and conquer algorithms like binary search or merge sort have to calculate a mid point, when they are dividing the task. (Splitting the task into ...

All For One
intrigus-lgtm opened Feb 13, 2020
1 comment
aibaars opened Feb 13, 2020
4 comments
github:master aibaars:jaxb-xmlparser

Ported from https://github.com/tree-sitter/haskell-tree-sitter/issues/149. We could simplify this logic (and the similar logic over :+:s in the generic counterpart) by changing showFailure to take Maybe ...

ast:codegen
patrickt opened Feb 13, 2020
2 comments
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