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Re: can't just hold down ^K to clean up history


From: Greg Wooledge
Subject: Re: can't just hold down ^K to clean up history
Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2013 09:43:38 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.4.2.3i

On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 08:53:27PM +0800, address@hidden wrote:
> We use ^P^P^P^P^P^P^P... to finally get to the top of the mess.

... why would you do that?  Also, how is this a bug?

> Then we must use ^K^N^K^N^K^N^K^N^K^N^K^N... to clean it up.
> 
> However this leaves many blank lines in history!

Why not just edit the history FILE after you've exited the shell (or
issued a "history -a" command, or something)?  Then you can use whatever
editing method is most convenient.



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