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Re: AW: bash history not avail from arrow keys
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- Subject: Re: AW: bash history not avail from arrow keys
- From: Tim Davidson <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 22 Jul 1999 18:49:22 +1000
- References: <7154C38E706AD111B0670060977C7F8A0740F5@bilbo>
A couple of things to check:
1. Do Control-P and Control-N work to retrieve Previous and Next history
2. Do your other arrow keys (left and right) work when editing the command
(I seem to remember that on my old notebook, the arrow keys only worked
Num-Lock was turned off.)
"erskine, michael" wrote:
> Hi Frank,
> (wow - quick reply!)
> Yes, I have HOME set from within AUTOEXEC.BAT and when I do 'cd'
> it goes there and I can see my .bash-history. The 'history' command
> works as expected.
> do you set HOME before starting the bash?
> Here is the way I use it:
> @ECHO OFF
> set HOME=/home/%USERNAME%
> c:\usr\local\bin\bash.exe -login
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: erskine, michael [mailto:michael.erskine@SERuk.com]
> Gesendet am: Donnerstag, 22. Juli 1999 09:22
> An: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> Betreff: bash history not avail from arrow keys
> Hello list,
> Under cygwin's bash shell, the command history isn't available using the
> arrow keys. I'm sure this worked when I put cygwin on another machine some
> time ago. I have HOME and /tmp set but otherwise I haven't changed anything
> "out of the box".
> Any pointers?
> Peace to you all.
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