Bugs item #1504, was opened at 2005-02-16 11:40
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Category: Standard Library
Group: None
Status: Open
Resolution: None
Priority: 5
Submitted By: Josh Purinton (joshpurinton)
Assigned to: Nobody (None)
Summary: Open3.popen() doesn't set $?

Initial Comment:
$ ruby -e 'require "open3"; stdin,stdout,stderr = Open3.popen3("/bin/true"); stdin.close; puts $?' # prints 256
256


If there is a way to get the exit status of the process opened with popen3,
it isn't documented.

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