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sysexits(3) values (preferable exit codes) for CHICKEN.


After (use sysexits), the following integer values will be defined:

exit/ok          ; successful termination
exit/usage       ; command line usage error
exit/dataerr     ; data format error
exit/noinput     ; cannot open input
exit/nouser      ; addressee unknown
exit/nohost      ; host name unknown
exit/unavailable ; service unavailable
exit/software    ; internal software error
exit/oserr       ; system error (e.g., can't fork)
exit/osfile      ; critical OS file missing
exit/cantcreat   ; can't create (user) output file
exit/ioerr       ; input/output error
exit/tempfail    ; temp failure; user is invited to retry
exit/protocol    ; remote error in protocol
exit/noperm      ; permission denied
exit/config      ; configuration error


Evan Hanson


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