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Do we assume assertion is disabled or enabled?

Shanel Jacob
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Joined: Jun 18, 2006
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Hi all, during the exam, do the questions actually tell you if assertion is enabled or disabled (since the "right" answer varies with assumption).
Sriram.Narayanan Thiagarajan
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Joined: Jul 21, 2006
Posts: 26
by default assertion is disabled

To enable assertion-awareness at compile time

javac -source 1.4 <FILE_NAME>

To enable assertion-awareness at run time

java -ea <FILE_NAME>
or
java -enableassertions <FILE_NAME>

Refer K&B for various options in it .
Gowher Naik
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Joined: Feb 07, 2005
Posts: 643
By default assertions are disable at run time.
In question it will be mentioned(assertion enable or disable).
 
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