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Disallow async functions which have no await expression.


This rule requires type information to run.

This rule extends the base eslint/require-await rule. It uses type information to add support for async functions that return a Promise.


Examples of correct code for this rule:

async function returnsPromise1() {
return Promise.resolve(1);

const returnsPromise2 = () => returnsPromise1();


See eslint/require-await options.

How to Use

module.exports = {
"rules": {
// Note: you must disable the base rule as it can report incorrect errors
"require-await": "off",
"@typescript-eslint/require-await": "error"

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When Not To Use It

Type checked lint rules are more powerful than traditional lint rules, but also require configuring type checked linting. See Performance Troubleshooting if you experience performance degredations after enabling type checked rules.


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