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Re: Bash-5.2-alpha available

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bash-5.2-alpha available
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2022 14:56:02 -0500
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On 2/10/22 9:53 AM, Andreas Schwab wrote:
On Jan 21 2022, Chet Ramey wrote:

i. The non-incremental history searches now leave the current history offset
    at the position of the last matching history entry, like incremental search.

That makes history-search-backward significantly less useful, because
you can no longer use yank-last-arg to copy arguments from the preceding

It makes previous-history, next-history, and operate-and-get-next work as
they do with incremental searches, which is more in line with user

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

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