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Exit Codes from NMAKE

NMAKE returns the following exit codes:

Code Meaning

0

No error (possibly a warning)

1

Incomplete build (issued only when /K is used)

2

Program error, possibly due to one of the following:

 

  • A syntax error in the makefile

 

  • An error or exit code from a command

 

  • An interruption by the user

4

System error — out of memory

255

Target is not up-to-date (issued only when /Q is used)

See Also

Reference

Running NMAKE

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