[Israel.pm] catching segmentation faults and other crashes

Yona Shlomo yona at cs.technion.ac.il
Mon Nov 12 04:29:59 PST 2007

On Mon, 12 Nov 2007, Mikhael Goikhman wrote:

> If your program does exit(0) on success, then just check for non-zero $?
> to catch a failure. If the program may exit with something else and you
> don't want to consider it a failure, check for non-zero "$? & 127" to
> catch abnormal exit (like "kill -9" or other signal or "Out of memory").
> This should be portable enough.


Shlomo Yona
yona at cs.technion.ac.il

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