ASSERT(9F) Kernel Functions for Drivers ASSERT(9F)

NAME


ASSERT, assert - expression verification

SYNOPSIS


#include <sys/debug.h>


void ASSERT(EX);


INTERFACE LEVEL


Architecture independent level 1 (DDI/DKI).

PARAMETERS


EX
boolean expression.


DESCRIPTION


The ASSERT() macro checks to see if the expression EX is true. If it is
not, then ASSERT() causes an error message to be logged to the console
and the system to panic. ASSERT() works only if the preprocessor symbol
DEBUG is defined.

CONTEXT


The ASSERT() macro can be used from user, interrupt, or kernel context.

SEE ALSO


Writing Device Drivers

illumos January 16, 2006 ASSERT(9F)