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Re: Bash-5.2-alpha available

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bash-5.2-alpha available
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2022 10:50:11 -0500
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On 2/16/22 4:42 AM, Andreas Schwab wrote:
On Feb 10 2022, Chet Ramey wrote:

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 
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

But it clobbers the matched history line, replacing it with the
uncompleted input.

Thanks for the report. This is a different issue; some assumptions that the
change to history-search-{forward,backward} uncovered.


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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    chet@case.edu    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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