Reading the return value from Main() in VbScript,Batch File,PowerShell Script

by jask2002 18. October 2012 01:50

Main() method in C# can have either (void or int) as the return value


namespace TestSolution
    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)



namespace TestSolution
    class Program
        static int Main(string[] args)
            return 1001;

At this point the question arises in my mind is how to read the return value from the Main() when called from any script VBscript or batch file or PowerShell?

Here is the solution


iRetVal = 0
SPath = "\Scripts\TestSolution.exe"
iRetVal = oShell.Run (sPath,0,TRUE)
msgbox iRetVal
If iRetVal = 1001 then
          ' DO something
          ' Do something else
End if


Batch File

rem test.bat
@echo off
@if "%ERRORLEVEL%" == "1001" goto good

    echo Execution Succeded
    echo return value = %ERRORLEVEL%
    goto end



PS C:\Users\jaskis\Documents\Visual Studio 2010\Projects\TestSolution\TestSolution\bin\Debug> .\TestSolution.exe
PS C:\Users\jaskis\Documents\Visual Studio 2010\Projects\TestSolution\TestSolution\bin\Debug> $lastexitcode

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