Bug: SIGABRT if "notmuch dump" output file is not writeable

David Bremner david at tethera.net
Mon Jul 22 15:15:02 PDT 2019

Ralph Seichter <abbot at monksofcool.net> writes:

> While it is understood that Notmuch cannot write to the specified output
> file, I don't think this should result in something as harsh as SIGABRT.

I agree it's a bit ugly to look at. At least it prints what the actual
problem is before the abort. The abort seems to be generated from
gzclose_w, so I guess it might just be an error handling bug in libz.

Do you see any database corruption or more serious issues?


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