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Re: Firing up latest zsh with latest cygwin OOPS!
On Tue, 7 Dec 2004, Andrew Markebo wrote:
> Been messing around with my .zshell initfiles I have noticed that it
> is my configuration of history file that makes it hang.
> setopt HISTIGNOREDUPS HISTIGNORESPACE EXTENDED_HISTORY
> setopt INC_APPEND_HISTORY SHARE_HISTORY
> Commenting out HISTFILE the shell starts. This works for an old
> 4.0.7 version of zsh
Commenting out HISTFILE means no history will be written. Are there any
special permissions/ownership on ~/.history ? Is this file being used
by, say, bash or some other file at the same time? Might could be a
locking issue, but it's strange that it just now is occuring. Try
changing the name of HISTFILE to something else, like ~/.zhistory and see
if it still hangs.
Peter A. Castro <firstname.lastname@example.org> or <Peter.Castro@oracle.com>
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