Return ERRORLEVEL for batch file

Posted on 2000-03-21
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Last Modified: 2012-12-12
I want t beable to use the batch file "ERRORLEVEL" based on the return value of my program.  

My program looks something like this:

int main(void)
  If (x == TRUE)
         return 1;
         return 0;

return 0;

Based on that it should return the value. So when i call the command in my batch file:

if errorlevel 0 goto Abort
if errorlevel 1 goto Next

As of now, it seems to not return a value, because I can use any errorlevel 1-??, and it will proceed.  If anyne can help I woul appreciate it.

Thanks in advance,
Question by:rhobbs22

Accepted Solution

slavik022300 earned 90 total points
ID: 2640447
The command errorlevel in Batch is kinda stupid.
When you write - "if errorlevel 0 goto Abort",
the real meaning of this is if error level bigger or equal to zero.
So, all you need to do is swap the two lines to this:

if errorlevel 1 goto Next
if errorlevel 0 goto Abort

Author Comment

ID: 2640924
Thanks for the help everything worked out fine!

Expert Comment

ID: 38684360
I can't believe no one ever mentions this. I've been wondering for a while now why my statements aren't evaluating the way they look like they should.

Great answer

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