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Re: address@hidden: Re: cvs add `find ./`]

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: address@hidden: Re: cvs add `find ./`]
Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2000 11:12:30 -0400 (EDT)

Derek R. Price writes:
> I was thinking about
> creating differing error levels for fatal and non-fatal errors,

That can be somewhat tricky.  Standard C only defines two portable exit
statuses -- success, represented by 0 or EXIT_SUCCESS; and failure,
represented by EXIT_FAILURE.  Using any other values is not portable. 
On VAX/VMS, for example, exit(1) is interpreted as normal successful
completion, which is quite astonishing to people used to Unix-like

-Larry Jones

I suppose if I had two X chromosomes, I'd feel hostile too. -- Calvin

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