[Interest] Continued past failed assertions with MSVC

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Mon May 8 18:25:19 CEST 2023

When a Qt application fails a Q_ASSERT and was compiled against a debug-mode 
QtCore, with MSVC, it shows a debug dialog with three options: Abort, Retry, 
Ignore. It looks like

This is a horrible dialogue that harkens back to the DOS days.

But the big problem is that "Ignore" button: it allows the application to 
ignore this condition and continue executing. I suppose people use it for 
debugging past failed assertions to see what else is going on.

So the question is: does anyone use this particular feature? Would you suffer 
terribly if we removed it? This would bring MSVC in line with the other 

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Cloud Software Architect - Intel DCAI Cloud Engineering
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