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Re: Feature: Easily remove current command from history


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Feature: Easily remove current command from history
Date: Thu, 7 Jan 2016 15:32:07 -0500
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On 1/5/16 8:08 AM, Greg Wooledge wrote:

> imadev:~$ zap me
> bash: zap: command not found
> imadev:~$ history -d -1
> bash: history: -1: history position out of range
> imadev:~$ history -d end
> bash: history: end: history position out of range
> 
> Allowing a negative offset to refer to the last (or last minus however
> many) entry would probably satisfy the original request.  Semantically,
> there's precedent with negative array indices and negative starting
> positions in ${parameter:offset:length} notation.

Yes, this is a reasonable feature to consider for a future version.

Chet
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