system call exit status

C. Abney cabney at
Thu Jun 1 20:15:26 CDT 2000

On Thu, 1 Jun 2000, Bobby Kleemann wrote:

>      The exit status (or error level) approximates the exit codes
>      defined  by PKWARE and takes on the following values, except
>      under VMS:

maybe a 'perldoc -f system' while you are about it???  That 1st example
given is revealing.

Einstein himself said that God doesn't roll dice. But he was wrong. And
in fact, anyone who has played role-playing games knows that God
probably had to roll quite a few dice to come up with a character like
Einstein.  -- Larry Wall                                     C. Abney


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