Do not assign a variable to itself

Metadata

ID: csharp-best-practices/no-self-assign

Language: C#

Severity: Notice

Category: Error Prone

Description

Do not assign a value to itself, it has no effect.

Non-Compliant Code Examples

class MyClass {
    public void myMethod()
    {
        var myValue1 = 2;
        myValue1 = myValue1;
    }
}

Compliant Code Examples

class MyClass {
    public void myMethod()
    {
        var myValue1 = 2;
        var myValue2 = 3;
        myValue1 = myValue2;
    }
}