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BPCM

Hello,

I am having some difficulty getting Autoit to return an exit code from a given batch file. Please see example below:

As a test I am trying to run a batch file "error.bat" with the following code:

EXIT /B 1

I tried the following functions (and some other tricks), but I cannot seem to get anything but 0 as an exit code.

#include <Process.au3>
ConsoleWrite(RunWait("error.bat") & @CRLF)
ConsoleWrite(_RunDos("error.bat") & @CRLF)
ConsoleWrite(ShellExecuteWait("error.bat") & @CRLF)
ProcessWaitClose(run("error.bat"))
ConsoleWrite(@extended & @CRLF)

I suppose I could use the below workaround, but I would prefer not to.

@echo off
echo 1
;http://www.autoitscript.com/wiki/Snippets_%28_CMD_%29
#include <Constants.au3>
ConsoleWrite( _GetDOSOutput("error.bat") & @CRLF)
Func _GetDOSOutput($sCommand)
    Local $iPID, $sOutput = ""
    $iPID = Run('"' & @ComSpec & '" /c ' & $sCommand, "", @SW_HIDE, $STDERR_CHILD + $STDOUT_CHILD)
    While 1
        $sOutput &= StdoutRead($iPID, False, False)
        If @error Then
            ExitLoop
        EndIf
        Sleep(10)
    WEnd
    Return $sOutput
EndFunc   ;==>_GetDOSOutput

It looks like it is returning the exit code of the shell, and not the exit code of the script itself. Is there a way to get around this while still using an exit code?

 

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water

I tried

$iRV = RunWait("test.bat")
ConsoleWrite($iRV & @LF)

and it works.


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water

Test.bat has to be in the same directory as the AutoIt script.


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Melba23

BPCM,

Same here. And for _RunDos and ShellExecuteWait as well. :)

M23


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water

Can you please give us more information about your environment?

Which operating system do you run?

Which version of AutoIt do you use?


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BPCM

I tried the script again but to no avail; both the scripts are located in the same folder. I have also tried using the full path for the batch file just to be sure.

I am running Windows XP, Autoit version v3.3.8.1

Below is the output in SciTE:

>"C:\Program Files\AutoIt3\SciTE\AutoIt3Wrapper\AutoIt3Wrapper.exe" /run /prod /ErrorStdOut /in "T:\scripts\remoteCopy\test.au3" /UserParams    
+>11:55:24 Starting AutoIt3Wrapper v.2.1.0.8    Environment(Language:0409  Keyboard:00000409  OS:WIN_XP/Service Pack 3  CPU:X64 OS:X86)
>Running AU3Check (1.54.22.0)  from:C:\Program Files\AutoIt3
+>11:55:24 AU3Check ended.rc:0
>Running:(3.3.8.1):C:\Program Files\AutoIt3\autoit3.exe "T:\scripts\remoteCopy\test.au3"    
0
+>11:55:24 AutoIT3.exe ended.rc:0
>Exit code: 0    Time: 1.724

Thanks for your help on this

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water

Can you please post the script and batch file you execute right now? So we have something to test.


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ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
PowerPoint (2017-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
 
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ADO - Wiki

 

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BrewManNH

Does your script actually run the batch file?


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BPCM

Can you please post the script and batch file you execute right now? So we have something to test.

test.au3:

$iRV = RunWait("T:\scripts\remoteCopy\error.bat")
ConsoleWrite($iRV & @LF)

error.bat:

EXIT /B 1
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BPCM

I just tested this script out on a brand new build of Windows 2008 R2 (I copied both files directly), and they work perfectly on that machine. It looks like this is an issue with my computer, and is not really and issue with AutoIt itself.

Sorry for the trouble, ill try and figure out why this isn't working on my machine

Edit: Found a solution. Changing the batch file did the trick:

http://stackoverflow.com/a/17124533/1100398

EXIT 1
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Melba23

BPCM,

Please let us know if you find anything - it might help someone else later. :)

M23


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Open spoiler to see my UDFs:

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ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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BPCM

BPCM,

Please let us know if you find anything - it might help someone else later. :)

M23

 

Got it working :) looks like XP does not like the /B thanks for your help everyone! (I referenced the stack overflow answer that helped me discover this)

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Glad you got it working :)


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2018-12-03 - Version 1.4.11.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (2018-10-31 - Version 1.3.4.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
PowerPoint (2017-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
 
Tutorials:

ADO - Wiki

 

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