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       Gendarme - Rule-based code analysis for Mono.


              This  file  is  used  to  filter  out defects from gendarme reports. It uses a line
              oriented  file  format  where  the  first  characters  of  the  line  control   the
              interpretation of the line:
              # - means that the line is a comment.
              R: - if the full name of a rule to be filtered.
              A: - is used to filter out an assembly (the extension can be omitted).
              T: - is used to filter out a namespace qualified type name.
              M:  -  is  used  to filter out a method. It must contain the full method name as it
              appears in the report.

       An ignore-file can be generated automatically (using gd2i) from a XML defect list produced
       by Gendarme.

              This file is used in conjunction with the --set option to control and configure the
              rules used by Gendarme. It contains a set of named rules (rule sets) and each  rule
              set  contains  a  list  of  rules. Rules have required from and include attributes,
              optional exclude and applyTo attributes, and optional parameter child elements.

              The from attribute is the path of a dll to load ("Gendarme.Rules.BadPractice.dll").
              Relative paths are relative to the gendarme executable.

              The  include  attribute may be "*" to match every rule in the dll or a list of rule
              names separated by '|' ("WhizBangRule | MyRule").

              The exclude attribute is a list of rule names separated by '|' ("IckyRule").  These
              will override any rules matched by the include attribute.

              The  applyTo  attribute may be "all", "visible", or "nonvisible". If it is all (the
              default) then all types in the assemblies are checked, if it is visible  then  only
              the  externally  visible  types  are  checked,  if  it  is nonvisible then only the
              internally visible types are checked.

              The parameter child element is used to customize the behavior of a  rule  within  a
              dll.  It has three required attributes: rule, property, and value. rule is the name
              of the applicable rule ("AvoidSmallNamespaceRule"),  property  is  the  name  of  a
              public  property  in  the  rule  ("Minimum"),  value  is the value to assign to the
              property ("10").

              Used by debug versions of Gendarme to enable logging for rules. A config file  will
              be  generated automatically by the make file. To enable logging for a rule edit the
              config file, add a switch using the rule's name, and set the value to 1.


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