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From: Jesse Jones (jejones_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-03-19 17:54:19

>Aha. We are in violent agreement then, and discussion comes down
>to what is the appropriate mechanism? I still think plain assert
>may be fine, especially if testing and review are supposed to have
>caught whatever problems exist. A more configurable mechanism would
>also be fine, but I would like to see any such mechanism boostified
>too, rather than provided ad hoc for just the thread library.

The C assert is pretty useless on Windows and on the Mac. In debug builds I
want to drop into the debugger if one is running, if not I want to pop up
an alert with the message, file, and line number and give the user a chance
to abort or continue.

  -- Jesse

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