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Rule Change: no-empty suggest to add comments inside empty blocks

See original GitHub issue

What rule do you want to change?


What change to do you want to make?

Implement suggestions

How do you think the change should be implemented?

A new default behavior

Example code

const foo = () => {
  console.log('Still going');
  return Math.random() > 0.5;

while(foo()) {}

What does the rule currently do for this code?

Throws an error because an empty while loop is not allowed.

What will the rule do after it’s changed?

show a suggestion to add comments inside an empty loop.


  • I am willing to submit a pull request to implement this change.

Additional comments

Reference #15839

Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created a year ago
  • Comments:9 (9 by maintainers)

github_iconTop GitHub Comments

mdjermanoviccommented, May 22, 2022

Suggestion that adds /* empty */ comment inside the reported empty block statement makes sense to me 👍

Since all new features need a consensus from the team, let’s wait for more opinions.

amareshsmcommented, Jun 9, 2022

I am working on this. I will send a PR soon.

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