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Re: Builtin history -r does not work with named pipes (i.e. GNU readline
Re: Builtin history -r does not work with named pipes (i.e. GNU readline's histfile.c read_history_range)
Mon, 29 May 2017 16:17:16 -0400
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On 5/23/17 11:32 AM, Eduardo Bustamante wrote:
> (I think this is a good problem for Pranav to tackle if you consider
> this to be a bug, Chet).
> The problem is that fstat(2) will return an st_size of 0 if the file
> is non-regular. I think that the easiest path here is to goto
> `error_and_exit' if `file' is not a regular file (and perhaps print a
> useful error message?).
So the bug is that readline doesn't print an error message if the history
file isn't a regular file?
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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU address@hidden http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/