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Re: Exit status

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: Exit status
Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2010 12:07:53 -0700
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John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:

> This seems to have the effect of producing the bug_report message
> twice - the second time, the "proximate cause" is "unknown".
> If (say) SIGSEGV is re-raised, the default behaviour is to terminate.

Oops.  I missed adding some "break"s to the switch statement.  I
pushed a fix.

> But so far as I'm aware, the exit status is not documented.

If the parent process is a C program, then WIFSIGNALED and
WTERMSIG can be used.  If the parent process is a shell script,
then the examples in the POSIX "kill" manpage show how to find
out the exit signal:
Ben Pfaff

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