csh history and pts
pawel.worach at gmail.com
Sun Aug 31 17:40:31 UTC 2008
Since the MPSAFETTY landing and pts being the default csh seems to loose
the contents of ~/.history when "shutdown -r now" is issued, I'm not
sure about the timeframe but I have not noticed this before and I use
history quite a bit.
Steps to reproduce (tested with root):
1) Login on console (ttyv0)
2) Issued a couple of commands
5) 'history' and your previous session shows up, all good.
6) 'shutdown -r now'
7) After boot, login, 'history' and it's blank.
At step #6 a reboot(8) does not cause this, only shutdown(8), or at
least so it seems. Does shutdown(8) send a evil signal to csh so it
looses the history?
Relevant parts of .cshrc:
set history = 2000
set savehist = (2000 merge)
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