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From: Eric Wong <e@80x24.org>
To: meta@public-inbox.org
Subject: [PATCH] admin: warn and ignore inaccessible inboxes
Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 09:21:05 +0000
Message-ID: <20190914092105.57169-1-e@80x24.org> (raw)

For whatever reason, inbox directories can go missing
temporarily or permanently.  Tell the admin about them
and continue on our way.
---
 lib/PublicInbox/Admin.pm | 9 ++++++++-
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/lib/PublicInbox/Admin.pm b/lib/PublicInbox/Admin.pm
index 6e710cd5..dc70d690 100644
--- a/lib/PublicInbox/Admin.pm
+++ b/lib/PublicInbox/Admin.pm
@@ -101,7 +101,14 @@ sub resolve_inboxes ($;$) {
 		$cfg->each_inbox(sub {
 			my ($ibx) = @_;
 			$ibx->{version} ||= 1;
-			$dir2ibx{abs_path($ibx->{mainrepo})} = $ibx;
+			my $path = abs_path($ibx->{mainrepo});
+			if (defined($path)) {
+				$dir2ibx{$path} = $ibx;
+			} else {
+				warn <<EOF;
+W: $ibx->{name} $ibx->{mainrepo}: $!
+EOF
+			}
 		});
 	}
 	if ($opt->{all}) {
-- 
EW


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