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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-05-13 09:00:23

on Tue May 13 2008, Thorsten Ottosen <> wrote:

> John Reid skrev:
>> iterator_range.hpp defines is_singular() if NDEBUG is not defined but it
>> calls is_singular through the BOOST_ASSERT macro. Unfortunately it is
>> possible to enable BOOST_ASSERT and have NDEBUG defined which leads to a
>> compilation error.
>> To see this compile the iterator_range.cpp example included with the
>> library with the following defines:
>> gcc -DBOOST_ENABLE_ASSERT_HANDLER -I/usr/local/src/boost-trunk/ -DNDEBUG
>> -c iterator_range.cpp
> I'll look into this when I get some time. I guess most people write
> assertions under the implicit assumption that they are either on or off.

I dunno. IIUC part of the motivation for BOOST_ASSERT was to have
something that would be tested even when NDEBUG was defined.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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