network script syntax problem

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at
Fri Nov 6 14:37:43 UTC 2015

Correction, I got 2 back on the $? variable this time.  You can't 
redirect that at all otherwise the redirect is successful and that's 
what gets the zero back on the exit code.

On Fri, 6 Nov 2015, Ari Moisio wrote:

> Date: Fri, 6 Nov 2015 07:59:51
> From: Ari Moisio <arimo at>
> Reply-To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at>
> To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at>
> Subject: Re: network script syntax problem
> Hi
> The $(...) does not capture stderr output.
> Could you use ping exit code directly; it will fail  in it got no repllies.


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