[Python-Dev] #ifdef __cplusplus?

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Tue Jan 6 15:42:51 CET 2009

On 2009-01-06 15:15, Kristján Valur Jónsson wrote:
> Only crt asserts, and those assertion features accessible through the <crtdbg.h> file, such as _ASSERT and _ASSERTE.


In that case, I don't see much of a problem... after all, if someone
runs a Python debug build, they won't be trying to debug the MS CRT,
only Python ;-)

> Kristj'an
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> From: python-dev-bounces+kristjan=ccpgames.com at python.org [mailto:python-dev-bounces+kristjan=ccpgames.com at python.org] On Behalf Of M.-A. Lemburg
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> To: mhammond at skippinet.com.au
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> Subject: Re: [Python-Dev] #ifdef __cplusplus?
> On 2009-01-05 23:17, Mark Hammond wrote:
>> On 5/01/2009 11:13 PM, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>>> See above. Assertions are not meant to be checked in a production
>>> build. You use debug builds for debugging such low-level things.
>> Although ironically, assertions have been disabled in debug builds on
>> Windows - http://bugs.python.org/issue4804
> Does this only affect asserts defined in the CRT or also ones defined
> in the Python C code ? (I was only referring to the latter)

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