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From Steve Loughran <ste...@apache.org>
Subject Re: svn commit: r421591 - /ant/core/trunk/WHATSNEW
Date Thu, 27 Jul 2006 11:46:06 GMT
Jesse Glick wrote:
> stevel@apache.org wrote:
> 
>> URL: 
>> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/ant/core/trunk/WHATSNEW?rev=421591&r1=421590&r2=421591&view=diff

>>
>> +* Ant launcher program prints errors to stderr, and exits with a -1 
>> exit code
>> +  value if, for any reason, it cannot actually start Ant proper.
> 
> 
> Isn't 2 more conventional? Not that it really matters, but at least on 
> Linux, System.exit(-1) comes out as $? = 255 which is a bit odd.


2 it is then. I think linux does return -1, but sysv unices does the 
wraparound.

-steve

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