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From: Eric Wong <>
Subject: [PATCH] searchidx: croak for Xapian DB open failure
Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2020 21:00:27 +0000
Message-ID: <> (raw)

croak() can give more context on the failure, and setting
`PERL5OPT=-MCarp=verbose' can force a stacktrace.
 lib/PublicInbox/ | 4 +---
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/lib/PublicInbox/ b/lib/PublicInbox/
index ade55756..3f2da6ab 100644
--- a/lib/PublicInbox/
+++ b/lib/PublicInbox/
@@ -137,9 +137,7 @@ sub idx_acquire {
 	return unless defined $flag;
 	$flag |= $DB_NO_SYNC if $self->{ibx}->{-no_fsync};
 	my $xdb = eval { ($X->{WritableDatabase})->new($dir, $flag) };
-	if ($@) {
-		die "Failed opening $dir: ", $@;
-	}
+	croak "Failed opening $dir: $@" if $@;
 	$self->{xdb} = $xdb;

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