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Re: [Nmh-workers] Exit status when argument is -version

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Exit status when argument is -version
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2012 12:31:33 -0400

Norm wrote:

> The exit status of for, example, "sortm -version" or
> "scan -version" is not zero. Shouldn't it be. It was in
> a very old version of nmh, nmh-1.2-20070115cvs.

I agree that it should be 0.  I don't know why it's 1, but
that is consistent across all 48, give or take, nmh
programs.  It entered sometime after MH 6.8.5 but before the
beginning of our CVS history, so no clues from the repos.

I'm willing to change it, post 1.5, unless there's an


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