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Re: [Bug-readline] set history-size 0

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] set history-size 0
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2013 11:23:02 -0400
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On 4/30/13 6:29 AM, Tino Sino wrote:

> I thought set history-size 0 meant: limitless history, not "zero" history..

No, it means no history.  Less than 0 means unlimited history.  This is
a documentation bug in bash-4.2/readline-6.2 that has been corrected for

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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