no-empty-label: disallow labels for anything other than loops and switches

This rule was removed in ESLint v2.0 and replaced by the no-labels rule.

Labeled statements are only used in conjunction with labeled break and continue statements. ECMAScript has no goto statement.

Rule Details

This error occurs when a label is used to mark a statement that is not an iteration or switch

Example of incorrect code for this rule:

/*eslint no-empty-label: "error"*/

var x = 10;

Example of correct code for this rule:

/*eslint no-empty-label: "error"*/

for (var i=10; i; i--) {
    // ...

When Not To Use It

If you don’t want to be notified about usage of labels, then it’s safe to disable this rule.


This rule was introduced in ESLint 0.0.9 and removed in 2.0.0-rc.0.