[webkit-dev] ASSERT crashes on arm platform

Gustavo Noronha gns at gnome.org
Thu May 7 13:13:12 PDT 2009

On Tue, 2009-05-05 at 11:22 -0300, Gustavo Chaves wrote:
> Actually not true: my fault not having realised one of the builds had
> --enable-debug
> and the other hadn't. Is anyone maintaining that option, that is,
> tracking those asserts
> so they don't crash? One does not expect to fall on such crashes on
> debug mode...

The ASSERT macros are there to _cause_ the crash when something
unexpected happens. If you're hitting an ASSERT you are probably doing
something wrong in your code somewhere.

It may also be the case that the ASSERT is wrong, or wrong specifically
for your port, but that should be rare.

See you,

Gustavo Noronha <gns at gnome.org>
GNOME contributor

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