ASSERT(3) Library Functions Manual ASSERT(3)NAME
assert - program verification
Assert is a macro that indicates expression is expected to be true at this point in the program. It causes an exit(2) with a diagnostic
comment on the standard output when expression is false (0). Compiling with the cc(1) option -DNDEBUG effectively deletes assert from the
`Assertion failed: file f line n.' F is the source file and n the source line number of the assert statement.
7th Edition May 12, 1986 ASSERT(3)
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ASSERT(3) Linux Programmer's Manual ASSERT(3)NAME
assert - abort the program if assertion is false
void assert(scalar expression);
If the macro NDEBUG was defined at the moment <assert.h> was last included, the macro assert() generates no code, and hence does nothing at
all. Otherwise, the macro assert() prints an error message to standard error and terminates the program by calling abort(3) if expression
is false (i.e., compares equal to zero).
The purpose of this macro is to help the programmer find bugs in his program. The message "assertion failed in file foo.c, function
do_bar(), line 1287" is of no help at all to a user.
No value is returned.
POSIX.1-2001, C89, C99. In C89, expression is required to be of type int and undefined behavior results if it is not, but in C99 it may
have any scalar type.
assert() is implemented as a macro; if the expression tested has side-effects, program behavior will be different depending on whether NDE-
BUG is defined. This may create Heisenbugs which go away when debugging is turned on.
SEE ALSO abort(3), assert_perror(3), exit(3)COLOPHON
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