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bug #38986: history -w does not use default name when file is not provided

Submitted by:  Muhali <muhali>
Submitted on:  Tue 14 May 2013 04:08:34 PM UTC  
Category:  Octave Function Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Incorrect Result
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  John Donoghue <lostbard>
Originator Name:  Muhali Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  dev Operating System:  GNU/Linux

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Sun 19 May 2013 12:27:58 PM UTC, comment #2:

Patch pushed as http://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/octave/rev/5c5c46a81ad5

John Donoghue <lostbard>
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Sat 18 May 2013 11:15:13 PM UTC, comment #1:

Patch added to fix this issue.

(file #28106)

John Donoghue <lostbard>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Tue 14 May 2013 04:08:34 PM UTC, original submission:

According to the history doc,

`-w FILE'
Write the current history to the file FILE. If the name is
omitted, use the default history file (normally

but 'history -w' gives

error: history: expecting file name for -w option

Muhali <muhali>


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file #28106:  history_fix.patch added by lostbard (1KiB - text/x-patch)


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2013-05-22 lostbard StatusReady For Test => Fixed
        Originator Name => Muhali
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2013-05-19 lostbard StatusPatch Submitted => Ready For Test
    2013-05-18 lostbard Attached File- => Added history_fix.patch, #28106
        CategoryNone => Octave Function
        Item GroupNone => Incorrect Result
        StatusNone => Patch Submitted
        Assigned toNone => lostbard
        Summaryhistory -w => history -w does not use default name when file is not provided

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