Return code of offlineimap

Tassilo Horn tassilo at
Thu Jan 7 09:57:01 GMT 2010

Ng Oon-Ee <ngoonee at> writes:

>> So it seems, offlineimap returns a zero exit code when it cannot run.
>> Could that be changed to return non-zero exit codes when it couldn't
>> run properly, like 1 for already running, 2 for a network problem, 3
>> for a crash?
> I simply check using pidof /usr/bin/offlineimap

Sure, yau can also check for the lock file in the metadata directory,
but both are more workarounds than solutions IMO.


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