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Re: What motivates HISTCONTROL=ignorespace ?


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: What motivates HISTCONTROL=ignorespace ?
Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2010 23:46:48 -0500
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On 2/6/10 6:38 AM, Jon Seymour wrote:

> Is it to allow users who may have reason to type sensitive commands a
> trivial means to suppress such commands from their command history?

Yes.  Not just sensitive commands, but any command for any reason.


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