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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-03 16:57:43

> Peter Dimov wrote:
>> Roland Schwarz:
>>> Andrey Semashev wrote:
>>>> I also noticed lots of warnings "unused variable 'res'" and alikes
>>>> while
>>>> compiling my projects with GCC 4.2.1 on OpenSUSE.
>>> I already noticed this, and asked Peter Dimov to provide a BOOST_VERIFY
>>> macro to get rid of them.
>>> I surely could do with a macro that is private to the thread library,
>>> but since I think the issue is a more general one, I'd prefer to wait
>>> until Peter supplies a global one.
>> I'll add BOOST_VERIFY if Beman agrees that it should be supplied as part
>> of
>> 1.35.
> I missed the discussion of exactly what BOOST_VERIFY does, but since
> it's a new macro I assume it won't break any existing code. If that's
> correct, go ahead for 1.35.
> --Beman

BOOST_VERIFY added to trunk. It's the same as BOOST_ASSERT, but always
evaluates its argument. This helps to suppress warnings for unused variables
and can also be used if the asserted expression has desirable side effects.

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