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DOS batch file error handling?

Alan Wanwierd
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Joined: Jun 30, 2004
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I'm writing a batch file to join together a bunch of processes triggered by batch files... When everything works its great, but my error handling sucks. I've tried using the %ERRORLEVEL% variable to crudely trap my errors, but my outer calling batch file never goes into error:

The output I end up with is:

Obviously the Batch2.bat file is erroring - but the error is not being passed back. Is there a way around this?
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