Missing Abstraction

Resource declarations and statements are easy to use and reuse when they are encapsulated in an abstraction such as a class or 'define'. A module suffers from the missing abstraction smell when resources and language elements are declared and used without encapsulating them in an abstraction.


The following set of tools detects this smell: Puppeteer(for Puppet)


T. Sharma, M. Fragkoulis, D. Spinellis, “Does Your Configuration Code Smell?”. MSR 2016, pp. 189–200.

Configuration Smells (Design)


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