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Old 01-17-2008
calling one function from another shell script

i have a function defined in one ksh (ksh 1)
i want to use that function in another ksh (ksh 2)
i am using
. $<directoryname>/<ksh name>

i am calling the function defined in ksh 1 in ksh 2
i want the returnstatus from the above operation

but it is not executing the function

what i have to do for the same
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Old 01-17-2008
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