Return Codes

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Return Codes

Postby LHammonds » Mon Oct 22, 2012 7:16 pm

Is there any documentation on the various return codes when errors occur?

I capture the exit code whenever I run the program as follows:

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fsarchiver ** parameters here **
if [ ${ReturnCode} != 0 ]; then
  echo "fsarchive error. Return Code = ${ReturnCode}"


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Re: Return Codes

Postby LHammonds » Fri Apr 14, 2017 2:29 pm

Dang it, did a google search looking for return codes for fsarchiver and got my own thread again.


I did some digging in the source code to see if I could catch a glimpse of something that looked like return codes and I found this:

Source = ... archiver.h

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// -------------------------------- fsarchiver errors ---------------------------------------------
enum {FSAERR_SUCCESS=0,           // success
      FSAERR_UNKNOWN=-1,          // uknown error (default code that means error)
      FSAERR_ENOMEM=-2,           // out of memory error
      FSAERR_EINVAL=-3,           // invalid parameter
      FSAERR_ENOENT=-4,           // entry not found
      FSAERR_ENDOFFILE=-5,        // end of file/queue
      FSAERR_WRONGTYPE=-6,        // wrong type of data
      FSAERR_NOTOPEN=-7,          // resource has been closed
      FSAERR_ENOSPC=-8,           // no space left on device
      FSAERR_SEEK=-9,             // lseek64 error
      FSAERR_READ=-10,            // read error
      FSAERR_WRITE=-11            // write error

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