CodeQL library for JavaScript
codeql/javascript-all 0.7.5 ( changelog , source )

Member predicate Expr :: inNullSensitiveContext

Holds if the syntactic context that the expression appears in relies on the expression being non-null/non-undefined.

A context relies on the subexpression being non-null/non-undefined if either…

  • Using null or undefined would cause a runtime error
  • Using null or undefined would cause no error due to type conversion, but the behavior in the broader context is sufficiently non-obvious to warrant explicitly converting to ensure that readers understand the intent
predicate inNullSensitiveContext ( )