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mac4rfree View Public Profile Find all posts by mac4rfree #4 12-11-2008 mac4rfree Registered User Join Date: Sep 2008 Last Activity: 9 September 2015, 1:36 AM EDT Posts: 283 Since exit code 1 signifies so many possible errors, it is not particularly useful in debugging.

There has been an attempt to systematize exit status numbers (see /usr/include/sysexits.hthis contact form

Testing for exit codes Earlier we used the $? It may be anticipated that the range of unallotted exit codes will be further restricted in the future. Encyclopedia of mathematics (?) Shutting down the Pi safely without SSH or a monitor? The Linux Documentation Project has a pretty good table of reserved exit codes and what they are used for.

Exit Code 1 Linux

The output you showed above is an unsuccessful fetch/update/delete because the table was empty. echo $? # Non-zero exit status returned -- command failed to execute. more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed If you look at exit codes in the context of scripts written to be used for the command line the answer is very simple.

On POSIX systems the standard convention is for the program to pass 0 for successful executions and 1 or higher for failed executions. I would expect a 1 returned from such a script. For example, if the command were "grep" you could do "man grep". Exit Code 255 Linux Remove advertisements Sponsored Links mac4rfree View Public Profile Find all posts by mac4rfree #2 12-05-2008 otheus Smartass Join Date: Feb 2007 Last Activity: 6 October 2016, 6:06

Since var++ is post-increment, I guess the last argument does evaluate to zero. Bash Exit Code Check This should not cause any problems, since there is no overlap or conflict in usage of exit codes between compiled C/C++ binaries and shell scripts.

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Password Home Search Forums Register Forum RulesMan PagesUnix Commands Linux Commands FAQ Members Today's Posts Shell Programming and Scripting BSD, Linux, and UNIX shell scripting Post awk, bash, csh, ksh, Bash If Exit Code Not 0 EXIT STATUS The exit status is 0 if selected lines are found, and 1 if not found. I am facing exit status related problem for command msgfmt, it's man page does not documented about exit codes. –user2664054 Jan 7 '14 at 11:11 msgfmt.c seems to use On Unix and Linux systems, programs can pass a value to their parent process while terminating.

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Execution: $ ./tmp.sh Could not create file Providing your own exit code While the above revision will provide an error message if the touch command fails, it still provides a 0 Execution: $ ./tmp.sh touch: cannot touch '/root/test': Permission denied $ echo $? 1 As you can see, since the last command run was touch the exit code reflects the true status Exit Code 1 Linux What's the English word for something that given attention too much to How can I slow down rsync? Exit Code -1073741819 Python To check the exit code we can simply print the $?

lskdf # Unrecognized command. weblink Why is ammonium a weak acid if ammonia is a weak base? Especially if that script is used for the command line. Why is this important? Exit Code 0

These exit codes are not "reserved" and the table is a happy drunk mixture of Bash-internal usage, general Unix conventions, and the author's loud opinion. –tripleee Jan 7 '14 at 7:45 Running the C-shell or tcsh may give different values in some cases.