Crash with "assert(number_of_codes <= 256) failed: too many bytecodes"

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at
Tue Aug 1 15:05:43 UTC 2017

> On 28 Jul 2017, at 21:48, John Rose <john.r.rose at> wrote:
> On Jul 28, 2017, at 4:22 PM, Maurizio Cimadamore <maurizio.cimadamore at> wrote:
>> That said, if the 'norm' for HS is to run tests in fastdebug mode (or do you need full debug to enable these?), then I should just have done that, of course.
> Yes,

I recommend building with fastdebug by default as it make it easier to diagnose stuff when things go wrong. If you wanna debug the VM (with gdb or lldb say) i found it easier to use the slow-debug build.


> but it's also a norm to use the "guarantee" macro tastefully,
> so the release JVM will check itself when such checks are really
> cheap.  This check is in particular is appropriate to STATIC_ASSERT
> (i.e., can be evaluated at compile time), so there's no reason to
> push it off into a fastdebug build.

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