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Use of ‘global’ at module level

ID: py/redundant-global-declaration
Kind: problem
Severity: warning
Precision: very-high
Tags:
   - maintainability
   - useless-code
Query suites:
   - python-security-and-quality.qls

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The global statement is used to specify that assignments to that name are assignments to the variable in the global (module) scope, rather than in the local scope. At the module level, this statement is redundant because the local scope and global scope are the same.

Recommendation

Remove the global statement.

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