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Re: 'history -n' should re-read history file if history is cleared


From: Siteshwar Vashisht
Subject: Re: 'history -n' should re-read history file if history is cleared
Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2017 09:38:12 -0400 (EDT)


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chet Ramey" <address@hidden>
> To: "Siteshwar Vashisht" <address@hidden>, address@hidden
> Cc: "chet ramey" <address@hidden>
> Sent: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 5:36:05 PM
> Subject: Re: 'history -n' should re-read history file if history is cleared
> 
> Why should explicitly clearing old items from the history cause them to
> be treated as new?

I was just a bit skeptical about behavior of 'history -n' if history is 
cleared. On a second thought, I think the current behavior is fine and may not 
worth the change.

> 
> --
> ``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
>                ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
> Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/
> 

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Siteshwar Vashisht



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