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Module is imported more than once

ID: py/repeated-import
Kind: problem
Severity: recommendation
Precision: very-high
Tags:
   - maintainability
   - useless-code
Query suites:
   - python-security-and-quality.qls

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Importing the same module more than once has no effect as each module is only loaded once. It also confuses readers of the code.

Recommendation

Remove the second import.

Example

import module1
import module2
import module1 # Duplicate import

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