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bug#20066: 24.4; should-error and cl-assert

From: Leo Liu
Subject: bug#20066: 24.4; should-error and cl-assert
Date: Wed, 08 Apr 2015 12:15:38 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (OS X 10.10.2)

On 2015-04-08 10:05 +0800, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> I think test 2 is incorrect.  It assumes that when cl-assert fails it
> reacts by throwing a "normal" signal that can be caught like any other.
> This is untrue for example when we decide to compile-away the assertions
> (depending on speed ans safety settings).
> cl-assert should be used to check impossible situations and an assertion
> failure is just supposed to bring it to the user's attention to help
> debug the code.  It is not meant to be caught&handled like a normal
> signal.

OK, that makes sense.


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