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Re: PIPESTATUS within assignment statements.


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: PIPESTATUS within assignment statements.
Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2006 13:53:59 -0400

> a=$(COMMAND1 | COMMAND2 | COMMAND3)
> 
> How can I get return status from COMMAND2?

a=$(COMMAND1 | COMMAND2 | COMMAND3 ; exit ${PIPESTATUS[1]} )
c2exit=$?

This will get you what you want in the majority of cases.

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