On Jun 24, 2011, at 2:46 PM, John Peterson wrote:

On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 2:25 PM, Roy Stogner <roystgnr@ices.utexas.edu> wrote:

Any preference for what we should name a macro whose behavior is
essentially "do what libmesh_assert() does even when NDEBUG is

I think this is called an "if test", right?

I'm with John.  Although, in MOOSE we have taken one shortcut so we can do:


That way all of our error messages are formatted the same (and it saves some typing).  But ultimately I don't see the need for a libmesh_really_assert,_seriously()  ;-)