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On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 10:42 AM, Roberto Ierusalimschy
<> wrote:
>> Wouldn't be better if the first result was what happened
>> ("exit" x "signal") and the second result the actual exit code
>> or signal number?

I don't think so...

> Better yet, it could return true for exit(0) and nil,what,code otherwise.

but this idea I like much better. It allows easy distinction between 0
-> success and 1 -> failure for
calling grep, for example, since 0 is true and 1 is false (nil,exit,1).