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Re: history lines can be deleted even with histreedit = off


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: history lines can be deleted even with histreedit = off
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 11:06:23 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.91 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden writes:

> Even with histreedit set to off (the default), bash allows the user to
> delete history lines if the user presses  Control-U, and then uses
> Control-N or Control-P to move up or down in the history.

histreedit has nothing to do with the ability to edit the history.  Its
only function is to automatically offer a line with a failed history
substitution for reedit.

Andreas.

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