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Re: Finding the last foreground command in the current session


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Finding the last foreground command in the current session
Date: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 18:21:14 -0500
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On 2/5/15 8:18 AM, Debarshi Ray wrote:

> What do you think? Having bash offer a way to reliably find the last
> foreground command interactively run by the user would be helpful.
> 

I took a quick look at this, and I think what you want is $BASH_COMMAND
unless the last command is `fg'?  If that's correct, we can think about
a way to make that information available.

Chet

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