Re: view the exit status from command line
Kamaraju S Kusumanchi <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>> I want to know if the command exited with status zero or non-zero. Can
>>> this be done in a simple way?
>> $test -x debian/rules; echo $?
> Thanks. Exactly what I am after!
Here's a $0.02 recipe from my ~/.bashrc:
if [ "$PS1" ]; then
PROMPT_COMMAND='echo -n "$? "'
This way, an interactive bash will print the exit status of the last
command before its prompt, so you can _always_ see it. Very handy,