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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-01-16 12:08:08

At 09:52 AM 1/16/2005, troy d. straszheim wrote:
>Beman Dawes wrote:
>> At 05:46 PM 1/15/2005, Rene Rivera wrote:
>> >Would a temporary "#undef NDEBUG" in Boost.Config, activated only
>> >testing, work?
>> It is possible there may be cases where the #undef NDEBUG should only
>> apply to <cassert>. So it might be better if it were given explicitly
>> the test program.
>Might the most straightforward thing be for test modules to have their
>own NDEBUG-ignorant assert macro? The vast majority of the work could
>just get done with a perl one-liner. I would expect people to forget to
>add the #undef NDEBUG, and then you just get more tests creeping in that
>don't do anything.

This whole discussion may be a bit of a red herring. I wonder how many
Boost libraries still depend on assert for testing (as distinct from
asserts in compiled libraries)? Many use Boost.Test.


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