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Re: [Nmh-workers] Determining my draft folder

From: Steffen Nurpmeso
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Determining my draft folder
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:11:22 +0100
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Ralph Corderoy <address@hidden> wrote:
 |I wrote:
 |>  mhparam returns the number of components that were not found.
 |>     $ mhparam `yes | sed 256q`; echo $?
 |>     0
 |I've just pushed to git.
 |    http://git.savannah.nongnu.org/cgit/nmh.git/commit/?id=e8eb3afba50cbec8\
 |    d1aeabcf85a06084977d54cd
 |    Limit mhparam's exit status to 120 missing components.
 |    Otherwise, 126 and 127 would clash with bash and zsh's use.
 |    Higher than 127 would look like signals.  And 256 would wrap
 |    to a falsely succesful zero.

Jörg Schilling pushed the 32-bit exit status for a future POSIX
version.  In how far this affects shells etc., … i haven't really
followed the discussion.


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