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sr #109507: increase default HISTSIZE value to 50000

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Submitted on:  Fri 18 May 2018 11:22:40 AM UTC  
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  1 - Wish Status:  Done
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Fri 01 Jun 2018 09:18:23 PM UTC, comment #1: 

The next version will have a configurable default for $HISTSIZE in config-top.h. If you (or a distribution) wishes to increase it to 50000, it will be easier to do.

Chet Ramey <chet>
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Fri 18 May 2018 11:22:40 AM UTC, original submission:  

It's 2018 and disk space is cheaper and faster than 35 years
ago when the 500 default was set.

Every unix user using bash+console on a daily basics the first thing they do after installing an OS is tweaking HISTSIZE on the their .bashrc.



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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2018-06-01 chet StatusNone => Done
    2018-05-18 None Attached File- => Added 0001-increase-default-HISTSIZE-value-to-50000.patch, #44177

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