[tex-k] TeX error exit upon \showthe

Hartmut Henkel hartmut_henkel at gmx.de
Mon Feb 9 23:01:57 CET 2004

On Mon, 9 Feb 2004, Olaf Weber wrote:

> Well, it _is_ in the TeX core, in the sense that even after a \show*
> the error history has become "tainted".  And the core TeX code (that
> is, DEK's code) doesn't signal to the 'error' routine that this was
> intentional and harmless...

Seems that the TeX code predates the idea of "exit code", so there was
no need to write this code more elaborated. No TeX bug (cheque :-)

Regards Hartmut

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