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From Gregory A Lundberg <>
Subject Re: assert evilness
Date Sun, 10 May 1998 04:54:30 GMT
On Sat, 9 May 1998, Brian Behlendorf wrote:

> What if we made ap_assert a little smarter than?  Can you think of anything
> fatal if ap_assert terminated the current request, logged an error, and
> killed the child/thread it was in, and let everything else move on?

Nah.  An assert failure should pull the chain on everything.  It should
mean you, the programmer who has just made a change, has done something
really really dumb and should fix the source code before anything else.


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