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I have a bash script setup to perform a few curl requests

for currency in EUR INR JPY
do
  curl -i --data '{"currency": "'$currency'"}' -H "Accept: application/json" -H "Content-Type: application/json" http://0.0.0.0:8080/price && echo
done

Is there a way to make the script exit if one of the curl responses come back with an http status != 200?

I also want to keep the standard curl output, e.g I don't want a solution that only prints the http status code.

Cheers

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--fail, as mentioned in the man page, seems to do the job:

$ curl --fail --location http://google.com/nope
$ echo $?
22
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    From the manpage, --fail is not suitable for a couple of reasons: 1. Fail silently (no output at all), and 2. This method is not fail-safe and there are occasions where non-successful response codes will slip through. – Armand Sep 12 '16 at 10:38

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