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bug#14897: dd skip exit code

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: bug#14897: dd skip exit code
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2013 07:40:31 -0700
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On 07/18/2013 02:03 AM, ffx wrote:
> Is it the expected behaviour to have a success exit code when skip fails, 
> even with the notice message "cannot skip..."?

That's the change that was put in a few years ago, yes:


As the changelog says, POSIX doesn't say what to do in this situation.
Traditional 'dd' (e.g., Solaris 11.1) exits with status 3 (!).

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