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CA1811: Avoid uncalled private code


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Item Value
TypeName AvoidUncalledPrivateCode
CheckId CA1811
Category Microsoft.Performance
Breaking Change Non-breaking


A private or internal (assembly-level) member does not have callers in the assembly, is not invoked by the common language runtime, and is not invoked by a delegate. The following members are not checked by this rule:

Rule Description

This rule can report false positives if entry points occur that are not currently identified by the rule logic. Also, a compiler may emit noncallable code into an assembly.

How to Fix Violations

To fix a violation of this rule, remove the noncallable code or add code that calls it.

When to Suppress Warnings

It is safe to suppress a warning from this rule.

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