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Il est passé par ici, il repassera par là – The Use Of Assertions February 11, 2010

Filed under: work — ilcourtilcourt @ 11:40

The Linux kernel sports just one thousand invocations of the macro in three million lines of code, an assertion density of just one per 3KLOC.

Historically, though, there’s been little good evidence they are effective. Till now. In a paper from Microsoft Research the authors compared the relationship between the density of the assertions and code quality.

via – The Use Of Assertions.


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