[Tcsh] History merging bug?
kim at netbsd.org
Sun Apr 23 17:04:47 UTC 2023
Excellent — thank you for the reminder, and making the connection.
These do sound like the same issue, indeed. Now I know what to look at
when I next have some time.
On Sun, 23 Apr 2023 at 02:05, Eran Leshem <eran at leshem.life> wrote:
> I've reported this problem (or a very similar one) here: https://github.com/tcsh-org/tcsh/issues/41
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> From: Tcsh [mailto:tcsh-bounces at astron.com] On Behalf Of Kimmo Suominen
> Sent: Saturday, April 15, 2023 12:23 PM
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> Subject: [Tcsh] History merging bug?
> The manual says his about the savehist variable:
> > If the second word is set to ‘merge’, the history list is merged
> > with the existing history file instead of replacing it (if there is
> > one) and sorted by time stamp and the most recent events are retained.
> If I have:
> set history=(1024) savehist=(1024 merge)
> then the most recent events always disappear (not saved in ~/.history).
> If I have:
> set history=(1024) savehist(2048 merge)
> then the new events are getting added to ~/.history, although I wonder
> if it keeps working after ~/.history has reached 2048 entries in size.
> Anyone else having an issue with this?
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