quicky about return code of scp?

carl at bl.echidna.id.au carl at bl.echidna.id.au
Sat Jun 9 15:17:46 EST 2001

A quick grovel through scp.c shows me that main() ends with this :

        exit(errs != 0);

Am I correct in assuming that this means that if there's no problems (ie: the
scp executes completely, with no errors) that scp's return code is 0?

I need to know if a copy has been successful in a perl script, and the
easiest way to check is to look at the code.

The return code isn't documented in the man page for scp.1



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