[LLVMdev] Proposal for better assertions in LLVM

jo at durchholz.org jo at durchholz.org
Wed Jul 27 07:43:41 PDT 2011

> I'm unconvinced that this is worth it at all.  This is only going to allow
> you to "avoid going into the debugger" in the most trivial cases.

People doing something new tend to run into the trivial cases quite often.
That's exactly the user population that will profit most from more
informative error messages.

E.g. people who're getting their feet wet with LLVM in general.
Even more so, people starting to hack on LLVM.

Just my 2c.

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