The code is managing too many files together

Why you should care

The number of files declared in the FILE-CONTROL should not be excessive.

How we detect

CAST Highlight counts one occurrence each time the keyword SELECT is encountered in the FILE-CONTROL section. This code insight triggers depending on thresholds observed in our benchmark repository.


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About CAST and Highlight’s Code Insights

Over the last 25 years, CAST has leveraged unique knowledge on software quality measurement by analyzing thousands of applications and billions of lines of code. Based on this experience and community standards on programming best practices, Highlight implements hundreds of code insights across 15+ technologies to calculate health factors of a software.