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Re: feature request


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: feature request
Date: Mon, 5 Jun 2006 09:52:47 -0400

> Bash Version: 2.05b
> Patch Level: 0
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
> It would be very useful to have a shell option that displays the exit
> code of each command when it terminates.

Try PS4=$'-$?\n+ ' for the `bash -x' case.  You can use PROMPT_COMMAND
for interactive shells.

The leading `-' is to reduce confusion when bash replicates the first
character of PS4 to indicate multiple levels of subshells.  Replace it
with any character you like.

Chet

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