[geos-devel] [GEOS] #638: Recommend a static_cast around assert strings

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Thu Jul 18 12:25:57 PDT 2013

#638: Recommend a static_cast around assert strings
 Reporter:  goatbar     |       Owner:  geos-devel@…              
     Type:  defect      |      Status:  new                       
 Priority:  major       |   Milestone:                            
Component:  Default     |     Version:  3.3.8                     
 Severity:  Unassigned  |    Keywords:                            
 I recommend that for all asserts with strings, that they be changed to
 wrap the string in a static_cast.  Not very exciting, but it makes the
 stricter compilers happier.

 e.g. in src/geom/util/GeometryEditor.cpp


 changes to

 assert(!static_cast<bool>("SHOULD NEVER GET HERE"));

Ticket URL: <http://trac.osgeo.org/geos/ticket/638>
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