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Shows warning when returning a property assignment #670

woomla opened this Issue Oct 4, 2012 · 0 comments


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woomla commented Oct 4, 2012

When returning an assignment to a variable a warning is raised.

return beta = alpha;

But when returning an assignment to a property no warning is raised:

return beta.a = alpha;

Related to #342

@valueof valueof closed this in 526b74c Dec 16, 2012

jugglinmike added a commit to jugglinmike/jshint that referenced this issue Oct 21, 2014

Warn about "return o.a = 1;"
This commit fixes jshintGH-670. We already warn about simple cases such
as "return a = b;" but were ignoring a bit more complicated
expressions such as "return o.a = b;".
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