tcsh oddity

Matthew Seaman matthew at
Sat Apr 10 13:05:38 UTC 2021

On 09/04/2021 18:53, doug wrote:
> I recently had to restore my workstation. As it happened I did not 
> restore the /usr/share/skel files, .history is what my question is 
> about. As you know <esc>p will match commands earlier typed in with the 

> pattern on the line. There are a couple of commands I type incessantly. 

> <esc>p did not pick these up immediately, but after a while it has 
> "learned" about the commands. However this works it does not seem to be 

> via .commands. Does anyone know how tcsh starts "remembering" repeated 
> commands?

ESC-p is a backwards seach of your .history



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