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Re: history position out of range

From: DennisW
Subject: Re: history position out of range
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 15:29:55 -0800 (PST)
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On Jan 13, 2:29 pm, Sérgio Monteiro Basto <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi,
> How I delete history from entry 2 to entry 22
> $ history -d 2:22
> bash: history: 2:22: history position out of range
> man history say:
> history -d offset
> where is define, the sintax of the offset?
> Thanks in advance,
> --
> Sérgio M. B.

I believe it only takes a single value rather than a range.

You can do this:

$ for i in {22..2}; do history -d $i; done

Note the reversal of the range.

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