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Parsing error: 'return' outside of function

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Cannot disable one line /* eslint-disable-next-line */ or even the whole file at the top with /* eslint-disable */; both have no effect when the code contains a return outside of the function:

if (condition) {
    /* eslint-disable-next-line */
    return; // ESLint always errors here, can't avoid it

And it always bombs out with error Parsing error: 'return' outside of function.

I’m trying to add ESLint into a large test suit (jasmine) that’s been running successfully for years, and it uses the conditional return-s as shown above to stop certain test execution under special conditions.

I’ve been struggling to figure out how to make ESLint disregard that one line without success.

Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created 6 years ago
  • Comments:12 (7 by maintainers)

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mysticateacommented, Jun 20, 2017

This is working as intended.

  • globalReturn option cannot be used together with ES modules. Because both setting need special scope which is the child of the global scope.
  • env: node includes globalReturn option, so you don’t need specifying the option manually.
  • eslint-disable hides error reports from rules, but does not hide parsing errors of parsers.
not-an-aardvarkcommented, Jul 2, 2017

Closing because this is working as intended.

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