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Re: Bug on history control, don't erase no dups


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bug on history control, don't erase no dups
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 21:56:39 -0400
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B wrote:
I am guessing here. Something with multiple instances of bash acessing the
history. Are duplicates checked when a bash session is closed?

No, only when adding commands to the history list.  It's impractical to
check every line in the history file when appending a session's history
to it.

Chet

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