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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost Verify
From: Olaf van der Spek (olafvdspek_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-11 07:31:30

On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 1:10 PM, Stewart, Robert <Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Olaf van der Spek wrote:
>> > It has exactly the same behavior as BOOST_ASSERT, except
>> > that the expression that is passed to BOOST_VERIFY is always
>> > evaluated.
>> Does it just evaluate the expression or does it also fail is it
>> evaluates to false?
> BOOST_VERIFY is just like BOOST_ASSERT in non-NDEBUG builds.  The difference is in NDEBUG builds when BOOST_ASSERT is a NOP and BOOST_VERIFY still evaluates its expression.

That part is clear, but what does it do when the expression evaluates
to false? That's not clear from the docs.

>> Why is there no BOOST_VERIFY_MSG?
> Beman recently added BOOST_VERIFY_MSG and, perhaps, didn't use


> BOOST_VERIFY and so didn't think to add BOOST_VERIFY_MSG.  If you think it is a valuable addition, you can write it up in Trac and, even better, submit a patch with the code and documentation.
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