Re: cdrecord exit status 254
> UTSL. It looks to me like cdrecord exits with -2 (which is 254 as an
> unsigned char IIRC) when there are non-fatal errors.
UTSL - good idea. why didn't I think of that? :)
(pts/8)root@marsala:/tmp/cdrtools-2.0/cdrecord$ grep -i return * | grep "\-2"
(pts/8)root@marsala:/tmp/cdrtools-2.0/cdrecord$ grep -i exit * | grep "\-2"
you are right. looks like cdrecord exits witch -2 whenever errs is non-zero.
there are 6 cases when errs++ occurs.
cdrecord.c line number:
This is the first time I have actually used apt-get source. For some reason I
always expected browsing through the code to be a lot harder than this. Now
I see the advantage in having the source readily available. Thanks for the
> make will not throw a fit over non-zero exit status if you prefix the
> command with a '-'; thus "-rm -f *~ *.o" will work even if no files
> existed to be deleted. 'info make' for all the details.
cool. thanks again.