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assert.h(0P)            POSIX Programmer's Manual           assert.h(0P)

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       assert.h — verify program assertion

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       #include <assert.h>

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       The functionality described on this reference page is aligned
       with the ISO C standard. Any conflict between the requirements
       described here and the ISO C standard is unintentional. This
       volume of POSIX.1‐2017 defers to the ISO C standard.

       The <assert.h> header shall define the assert() macro. It refers
       to the macro NDEBUG which is not defined in the header. If NDEBUG
       is defined as a macro name before the inclusion of this header,
       the assert() macro shall be defined simply as:

           #define assert(ignore)((void) 0)

       Otherwise, the macro behaves as described in assert().

       The assert() macro shall be redefined according to the current
       state of NDEBUG each time <assert.h> is included.

       The assert() macro shall be implemented as a macro, not as a
       function. If the macro definition is suppressed in order to
       access an actual function, the behavior is undefined.

       The following sections are informative.



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       The System Interfaces volume of POSIX.1‐2017, assert(3p)

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       form from IEEE Std 1003.1-2017, Standard for Information
       Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The
       Open Group Base Specifications Issue 7, 2018 Edition, Copyright
       (C) 2018 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics
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