[PATCH] add gcc_assert
Joseph S. Myers
Fri Aug 27 16:49:00 GMT 2004
On Fri, 27 Aug 2004, Giovanni Bajo wrote:
> Nice. Can we have some pre-approval for patches which change calls to
> abort()/my_friendly_assert() into the new gcc_assert()/gcc_unreadable()?
Just remember such changes are *not* purely mechanical, as you need to
convince yourself in each case that the expression being asserted has no
side effects. So it would be safest to submit those cases where at first
glance there might be side effects (e.g. cases where the asserted
expression involves a function call) separately from the purely routine
cases where there clearly aren't side effects.
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