return a value to shell script
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Wed Nov 12 17:03:49 CET 2008
On 2008-11-12, devi thapa <devi.thapa at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am executing a python script in a shell script. The python
> script actually returns a value. So, can I get the return
> value in a shell script? If yes, then help me out.
There are two ways to "return" something to a shell script.
1) To return a success/fail indication, use sys.exit(n). n==0
means success, n!=0 means fail.
2) To return the end value of an operation or computation to a
shell script, you write it to stdout as an ascii string.
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