Python scripts and return codes

Aahz Maruch aahz at
Fri Sep 8 23:28:31 CEST 2000

In article <39B94FF4.3DAFF592 at>,
Gunars Lucans  <gunars at> wrote:
>I had tried sys.exit(rc) a few days ago and I'd swear it didn't return
>anything but zero back to the shell.  That was on a Win98 system with
>version 1.5.2 or 1.6b1.  Right now, with 2.0b1 on NT4, it works like
>a charm.  I'll try to pin down where I went wrong before.  Thanks for
>your help!

Note that if somehow COMMAND or CMD gets invoked, you'll never see a
return code.
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