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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ftracetest: Don't use non-POSIX exit -1
On Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:56:02 +1100
Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au> wrote:

> > Why 255? Why not just exit 1?
>
> I was trying to emulate the current behaviour:
>
> $ /bin/bash
> $ exit -1
> exit
> $ echo $?
> 255

Understood.

>
> > Actually, don't we have explicit numbers for exit status?
> >
> > /me not looking at the code right now to figure that out.
>
> Yeah looks like it, and some interesting signal handling tricks:
>
> https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/tree/tools/testing/selftests/ftrace/ftracetest#n123
>
> I'll send a new version using "exit $FAIL" ?

Yep, I figured instead of keeping current behavior, we actually fix it
correctly.

Thanks,

-- Steve



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