Re: [PATCH] [OPTIONS] Use exit status 127 when the script to run does not exist

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On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 08:24:37PM +0800, Herbert Xu wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 08:06:27PM +0800, Herbert Xu wrote:
> >
> > However, instead of adding an ad-hoc exception for EXFILE, I'm
> > simply going to move the exit status setting for EXERROR out of
> > main.c and into error.c which should let you get what you want.
> Something like this:

And here is the final patch that I applied for this:

commit 34f60a3781ea8f17f3d2a1a743a9aab9b31a296f
Author: Gerrit Pape <pape@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date:   Sun Nov 28 20:32:00 2010 +0800

    [INPUT] Use exit status 127 when the script to run does not exist
    This commit makes dash exit with return code 127 instead of 2 if
    started as non-interactive shell with a non-existent command_file
    specified as argument (or a directory), as documented in
    The wrong exit code was reported by Clint Adams and Jari Aalto through
    Signed-off-by: Gerrit Pape <pape@xxxxxxxxxxx>
    Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index e5479a8..a18838c 100644
--- a/ChangeLog
+++ b/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,7 @@
+2010-11-28  Gerrit Pape <pape@xxxxxxxxxxx>
+	* Use exit status 127 when the script to run does not exist.
 2010-11-28  Philipp Weis <pweis@xxxxxxxxx>
 	* Document optional open parenthesis for case patterns.
diff --git a/src/input.c b/src/input.c
index e57ad76..bd3a9a2 100644
--- a/src/input.c
+++ b/src/input.c
@@ -42,6 +42,7 @@
  * This file implements the input routines used by the parser.
+#include "eval.h"
 #include "shell.h"
 #include "redir.h"
 #include "syntax.h"
@@ -408,7 +409,8 @@ setinputfile(const char *fname, int flags)
 	if ((fd = open(fname, O_RDONLY)) < 0) {
 		if (flags & INPUT_NOFILE_OK)
 			goto out;
-		sh_error("Can't open %s", fname);
+		exitstatus = 127;
+		exerror(EXERROR, "Can't open %s", fname);
 	if (fd < 10)
 		fd = savefd(fd, fd);

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