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bug #38565: New parser does not accept 'history 10'

Submitted by:  Rik <rik5>
Submitted on:  Thu 21 Mar 2013 11:16:18 PM UTC  
Category: InterpreterSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Regression
Status: FixedAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Closed
Release: devOperating System: Any

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Sun 24 Mar 2013 02:36:29 PM UTC, comment #2:

Works for me. Closing report.

Rik <rik5>
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Sat 23 Mar 2013 07:29:51 PM UTC, comment #1:

I checked in the following change:


John W. Eaton <jwe>
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Thu 21 Mar 2013 11:16:18 PM UTC, original submission:

The new parser, or perhaps lexer, does not like the expression 'history 10'.

Output from Octave:

However, if I make the input '10' look like some other token such as a string or a number then it works.

Working examples

Using 'hg bisect' the changeset which supposedly introduced this bug was

Rik <rik5>
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