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Re: 'history -c' does not reset current line to 1

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: 'history -c' does not reset current line to 1
Date: Sat, 4 Mar 2017 13:36:18 -0500
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On 3/4/17 12:45 AM, Misaki wrote:

> Bash Version: 4.3
> Patch Level: 46
> Release Status: release
> Description:
>     I am sorry if there is anything wrong with this report. The 'history'
> built-in command does not correctly track history numbers when you use the
> sequence 'history -r', 'history -c', 'history -r' if you have a high number
> of history entries. I don't know if any other settings affect this bug. The
> oldest history entry is not set back to 1, and using 'history -w' or
> 'history -a' after this could cause a problem.

This was changed in the development version back in mid-December.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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