annotate: does not handle `if False` properly / consistently

Issue #659 closed
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coverage annotate considers lines after if False to be covered:

% python -m coverage run && python -m coverage annotate && python -m coverage report -m && cat,cover
Name    Stmts   Miss  Cover   Missing
-------------------------------------        1      0   100%
> if False:
>     print('never')
> print(1)

I know that if False is a special case (optimization), but AnnotateReporter.annotate_file should handle it properly.

analysis.statements is [3] in this case, that's why the covered logic kicks in later only.

Since covered gets not updated for the if False, it will be considered to be uncovered in the following case, because the previous line sets covered=False:

Name    Stmts   Miss  Cover   Missing
-------------------------------------        4      1    75%   3
> a = 0
> if a:
!     print(0)
! if False:
!     print('never')
> print(1)

Comments (3)

  1. Ned Batchelder repo owner

    Do people really use annotate? It seems really clumsy compared to the HTML report. You are right, this is a bug, but is it worth fixing?

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