[erlang-questions] os:cmd/1 with return code

BJörn Lindqvist <>
Sat Oct 18 16:48:19 CEST 2008


2008/10/18 Tim Fletcher <>:
>> I've been trying to implement and os:cmd/1 variant that also returns
>> the status code of the executed command. But it proved to be
>> exceedingly difficult.
>
> There's an example of that in eunit:
>
>  http://svn.process-one.net/contribs/trunk/eunit/src/eunit_lib.erl

That function does not run the command in a shell. So, for example,
eunit_lib:command("exit 123") will not work.


-- 
mvh Björn



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