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* [PATCH] spawn: correctly handle error code
@ 2020-03-03  9:50 Eric Wong
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From: Eric Wong @ 2020-03-03  9:50 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: meta

Both the C and pure Perl implementions of `pi_fork_exec'
returns `-1' on error, not `undef'.
---
 lib/PublicInbox/Spawn.pm | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/lib/PublicInbox/Spawn.pm b/lib/PublicInbox/Spawn.pm
index 2d9f734c..ad6be187 100644
--- a/lib/PublicInbox/Spawn.pm
+++ b/lib/PublicInbox/Spawn.pm
@@ -210,7 +210,7 @@ sub spawn ($;$$) {
 	}
 	my $cd = $opts->{'-C'} // ''; # undef => NULL mapping doesn't work?
 	my $pid = pi_fork_exec($redir, $f, $cmd, \@env, $rlim, $cd);
-	die "fork_exec failed: $!\n" unless defined $pid;
+	die "fork_exec failed: $!\n" unless $pid > 0;
 	$pid;
 }
 

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