Topic "Checking whether call command executed properly or not"

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I am having s script file given as an input to tool. Script file consists of few commands out of which one important command is "call". This command calls shell script which will then be executed on remote linux machine.
In case of any error in shell script, it returns non-zero value and then control is returned to the script file provided as input to
But this script continues to execute further commands as previous call command (which has now executed shell script) was successful. But it does not check whether the execution of shell script was successful or not.
I want a behaviour where that script will return with exit code non-zero whenever shell script returns with error.

I am posting here some part of my script provided to
call sh
mkdir /home/user/temp

So in this code i want to stop execution whenever exits with non-zero return code.
How can I achieve this?
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You can use "option batch abort" to break the script on any error.
Martin Prikryl

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