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- Subject: Re: Feature request for 5.2; make exit codes from popen()ed programs obtainable
- From: Patrick Donnelly <batrick@...>
- Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2009 21:17:03 -0400
On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 9:16 PM, Patrick Donnelly<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> This has been discussed . There were some hacks proposed for
> obtaining the status code in that thread. It would be nice if popen
> returned the status code. I feel it should be a second argument,
> however, because popen may fail early with "nil, <failure string>".
Knew I forgot something...
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