TypeName

DebugAssertMustProvideMessageText

CheckId

SA1405

Category

Maintainability Rules

Cause

A call to Debug.Assert in C# code does not include a descriptive message.

Rule Description

A violation of this rule occurs when the code contains a call to Debug.Assert which does not provide a description for the end-user. For example, the following assert includes a description message:

    Debug.Assert(value != true, "The value must always be true.");

How to Fix Violations

To fix a violation of this rule, add a descriptive message to the assert which will appear to the end user when the assert is fired.