troubleshooting Question

Error detection from calling a script

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I am running a separate command from inside one of my scripts. I want to know if the command I call exits normally, and if not, stop the main script.

So, if I am running:
     system("gzip $filename.log");

What would I have to do to detect if it exited with an error code?
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