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Re: Odd command line recall problem

Greetings, buggsy2!

> Latest cygwin64 release as of posting on Windows 7x64
> GNU bash, version 4.1.11(2)-release
> Running in the cygwin terminal (C:\cygwin64\bin\mintty.exe -i
> /Cygwin-Terminal.ico )

> The several commands I use all recall correctly using the up-arrow key. That
> is, I type a command, it executes, I can recall it via up-arrow. Duplicate
> commands are collapsed to one command.

> However, this command seems to disappear from the history:

> *tac gman.out | gawk -f ../../findStuckPestJobs.awk*

> Immediately after issuing the command, up-arrow brings back the command
> prior to the tac... command.
> Further experimentation shows, for instance, that a simple

> *tac --help*

> command disappears also. Issuing a history command within the shell doesn't
> list it!

> cygwin problem? Or is this a bash problem?

Check your HISTIGNORE ?

Andrey Repin ( 18.12.2013, <05:10>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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