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From: Eric Wong <e@80x24.org>
To: meta@public-inbox.org
Subject: exit codes [was: [PATCH 5/9] lei q: honor --no-local to force remote searches]
Date: Sun, 24 Jan 2021 12:31:14 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210124123114.GA10744@dcvr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210124114655.12815-6-e@80x24.org>

Eric Wong <e@80x24.org> wrote:
> --- a/t/lei.t
> +++ b/t/lei.t
> @@ -277,6 +277,9 @@ my $test_external = sub {
>  	}
>  	ok(!$lei->('q', '-o', "$home/mbox", 's:nope'),
>  			'fails if mbox format unspecified');
> +	ok(!$lei->(qw(q --no-local s:see)), '--no-local');
> +	is($? >> 8, 1, 'proper exit code');

I'm wondering if BSD EX_* constants from sysexits.h makes sense
for lei and if users will care, but keep in mind git doesn't use
them.  But they may conflict with curl(1) exit codes which we
propagate back to the user.

public-inbox-mda uses those codes because MTAs understand them;
but I'm not sure if lei will be invoked by MTAs via procmail
and what not...

sysexits.ph is distributed with Debian and FreeBSD Perl,
but not CentOS7.  However, the codes are stable across
architectures and OSes (AFAIK), unlike syscall numbers.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-01-24 12:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-01-24 11:46 [PATCH 0/9] lei remotes fixes and updates Eric Wong
2021-01-24 11:46 ` [PATCH 1/9] lei q: limit concurrency to 4 remote connections Eric Wong
2021-01-24 11:46 ` [PATCH 2/9] ipc: wq supports arbitrarily large payloads Eric Wong
2021-01-24 11:46 ` [PATCH 3/9] ipc: get rid of wq_set_recv_modes Eric Wong
2021-01-24 11:46 ` [PATCH 4/9] lei q: disable remote externals if locals exist Eric Wong
2021-01-24 11:46 ` [PATCH 5/9] lei q: honor --no-local to force remote searches Eric Wong
2021-01-24 12:31   ` Eric Wong [this message]
2021-01-24 11:46 ` [PATCH 6/9] lei_xsearch: use curl -d '' for nginx compatibility Eric Wong
2021-01-24 11:46 ` [PATCH 7/9] lei q: fix JSON overview with remote externals Eric Wong
2021-01-24 12:37   ` Eric Wong
2021-01-24 11:46 ` [PATCH 8/9] smsg: make parse_references an object method Eric Wong
2021-01-24 11:46 ` [PATCH 9/9] smsg: parse_references: micro-optimization Eric Wong

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