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Re: history position out of range

From: DennisW
Subject: Re: history position out of range
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 09:21:48 -0800 (PST)
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On Jan 14, 2:11 pm, Sergio Monteiro Basto <address@hidden>
> 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.
>  smime.p7s
> 4KViewDownload

See noun definition 6:


an offset is a distance, not a range.

Also, see my previous answer for a snippet that will perform your
delete by range for you. You could wrap it in a function.

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