Anonymous committed 1be224b

builtin-mailinfo.c: check error status from rewind and ftruncate

A recent "cut at scissors" implementation rewinds and truncates
the output file to store the message when it sees a scissors mark,
but it did not check if these library calls succeeded.

Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
[sp: Use fseek as rewind returns void]
Signed-off-by: Shawn O. Pearce <>

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 	if (use_scissors && is_scissors_line(line)) {
 		int i;
-		rewind(cmitmsg);
-		ftruncate(fileno(cmitmsg), 0);
+		if (fseek(cmitmsg, 0L, SEEK_SET))
+			die_errno("Could not rewind output message file");
+		if (ftruncate(fileno(cmitmsg), 0))
+			die_errno("Could not truncate output message file at scissors");
 		still_looking = 1;
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