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bug #44132: GUI history pane does not sync with history when using history_control("erasedups")

Submitter:  Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Submitted:  Fri 30 Jan 2015 03:17:03 PM UTC
Category:  GUI Severity:  2 - Minor
Priority:  3 - Low Item Group:  Incorrect Result
Status:  Confirmed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  * Open
Release:  * dev Operating System:  * Any
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
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Fri 30 Jan 2015 03:17:03 PM UTC, original submission:  

The GUI history panel shows all commands in the interpreter history and normally is synchronized with the true history available using readline history. However, if the history_control("erasedups") option is enabled, previous history commands matching the last entered command are removed from the readline history. They remain visible in the history panel. When the GUI exits and restarts, the history is correct because it has been reread from the correct readline history.

This is probably very much a corner case, and the impact is only that duplicate history commands are left in the GUI panel until the GUI exits and is started again.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
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