Commit 4d55a120 authored by louiz’'s avatar louiz’

Re-implement correctly the handling of failure to open the database

If we can’t open it at startup, we exit.
If we can’t open it on reload, we keep the previously-opened database.

This way, we’re assured to always have a valid and open database available.
parent 651caabb
......@@ -16,8 +16,18 @@ Database::IrcChannelOptionsTable Database::irc_channel_options("IrcChannelOption
void Database::open(const std::string& filename)
auto res = sqlite3_open_v2(, &Database::db, SQLITE_OPEN_READWRITE | SQLITE_OPEN_CREATE, nullptr);
log_debug("open: ", res);
// Try to open the specified database.
// Close and replace the previous database pointer if it succeeded. If it did
// not, just leave things untouched
sqlite3* new_db;
auto res = sqlite3_open_v2(, &new_db, SQLITE_OPEN_READWRITE | SQLITE_OPEN_CREATE, nullptr);
if (res != SQLITE_OK)
log_error("Failed to open database file ", filename, ": ", sqlite3_errmsg(Database::db));
throw std::runtime_error("");
Database::db = new_db;
......@@ -11,7 +11,6 @@ void open_database()
const auto db_filename = Config::get("db_name", xdg_data_path("biboumi.sqlite"));
log_info("Opening database: ", db_filename);
log_info("database successfully opened.");
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