|ASSERT(3)||Library Functions Manual||ASSERT(3)|
assert() macro tests the given expression and if it is false, the calling process is terminated. A diagnostic message is written to
stderrand the abort(3) function is called, effectively terminating the program.
If expression is true, the
assert() macro does nothing.
assert() macro may be removed at
compile time with the cc(1) option
stderrif expression is false:
"assertion \"%s\" failed: file \"%s\", line %d\n", \ "expression", __FILE__, __LINE__);
assert() macro conforms to ANSI X3.159-1989 (“ANSI C89”).
assert() macro first appeared in Version 7 AT&T UNIX.
|December 10, 2014||OpenBSD-current|