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Re: [PATCH] fc: trim range instead of erroring out

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fc: trim range instead of erroring out
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 14:27:26 -0400
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On 8/11/20 11:59 AM, Martijn Dekker wrote:
> As I use/try/test many shells, I'm in the habit of using POSIX commands
> such as 'fc -l 1' to list the complete history.
> If there have been more than $HISTSIZE command, the list is trimmed at the
> beginning without renumbering, and bash errors out:
> $ fc -l 1
> bash-5.0: fc: history specification out of range
> This is different from every other shell, and also looks like it's contrary
> to the POSIX spec:
> https://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/utilities/fc.html#tag_20_44_05

Thanks for the report and fix.


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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    chet@case.edu    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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