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Commandline history recall not working properly


From: manish jain
Subject: Commandline history recall not working properly
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2008 23:41:49 -0700 (PDT)

Hi,
 
I am using FreeBSD 6.2 without X/Xorg. My shell is bash-3 and my keyboard 
layout is US-ISO with TERM set to cons25.
 
I am facing a problem on the console with bash. Bash simply does not remember 
my commands in the right order. Most of the commands I type in a login session 
are forgotten in the next session. Moving the Up and Down arrow keys navigates 
a highly incorrect and incomplete command history. Even doing a Ctrl-R for 
reverse search almost never finds any command I entered in any previous session.
 
I am attaching the contents of my .bash_profile and .bashrc below.

 
#.bash_profile :
if [ -f ~/.bashrc ]; then
 source ~/.bashrc
fi
#end-of-file
 

#.bashrc :
export HISTFILESIZE=1000
shopt -s cmdhist
shopt -s histappend
#end-of-file

 
If anyone can help me out, I shall be really grateful.
 
Thanks in advance,

Manish Jain
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