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sr #107905: A white space char in first position in lines with commands or comments is lost in history file

Submitted by:  Jürgen Fricke <jofry>
Submitted on:  Sat Dec 10 13:29:10 2011  
Category: NonePriority: 5 - Normal
Severity: 4 - ImportantStatus: Done
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: OpenOperating System: GNU/Linux

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Thu Dec 29 16:41:13 2011, comment #1:

Look at the value and description of the HISTCONTROL variable.

Chet Ramey <chet>
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Sat Dec 10 13:29:10 2011, original submission:

A white space character in first position in lines with commands or comments is lost in history file. This might be the same issue as in sr #107823.
It concerns to GNU bash, Version 4.2.10(1).

I keep an eye on that..

Jürgen Fricke <jofry>


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