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Cyclomatic Number of the reduced control graph of the function.
The reduced control graph is obtained by removing all structured constructs from the control graph of the function.
A structured contruct is a selective or iterative structure that does not contain any exit statement such as goto, break, continue or return.
- When the Essential Complexity is equal to 1, the function complies with the structured programming rules.
- Note that the ct_exit and ct_bran metrics already provide such an information on the structuring of the function with more details.