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Blacklisted files

Blacklisted files on bitHound

When bitHound detects extraordinarily large files (north of 100KB), they will be blacklisted from analysis and will be highlighted on your project's dashboard.

Why are they being blacklisted and what can I do about them? Files of this size are typically bloated build artifacts, and don't actually represent your working project files.

If bitHound detects one of these files, your best course of action is to ignore it using a .bithoundrc file (learn more about ignoring files and folders on bitHound).

If the blacklisted file is an actual working file, we recommend that you split up the file into more modular components. We'll stress this shouldn't be done for the sake of un-blacklisting it, but more so that the file, and your project, becomes more maintainable and stable.

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