Re: [Code] mail system

From: Daniel Koepke (
Date: 01/21/97

On Wed, 22 Jan 1997, Mehdi Keddache wrote:

> saying that ASSERTION FAILED: mail.c line 208
> 208:  assert(sizeof(header_block_type) == BLOCK_SIZE);
> Anyone has a clue about the consequences? I'd like to know what assert
> does but you don't have to answer that.

Tests if an assertion is false, and if so, aborts.  Similar to:

  if (sizeof(header_block_type) != BLOCK_SIZE) {
    fprintf(stdout, "ASSERTION FAILED: mail.c line 208\n");

I dunno the reasoning for the assert() in the stock code.

Daniel Koepke
Forgive me father, for I am sin.

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