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- Subject: Re: Feature request for 5.2; make exit codes from popen()ed programs obtainable
- From: RJP Computing <rjpcomputing@...>
- Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2009 22:06:28 -0400
On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 4:37 PM, Rob Kendrick<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Currently in Lua, it appears as if it is impossible to obtain the exit
> code of a program that you have opened with io.popen(); the close
> method on the returned object only returns true.
> Are there reasons for it not return this? If not, can I request it be
> considered for 5.2?
I would love this. Please, oh please add this. I have worked with the
hacks and they are not great.