No History from earlier logins

Thorsten Kampe
Wed Feb 13 16:28:00 GMT 2008

* curator (Tue, 12 Feb 2008 16:18:52 -0800 (PST))
> I got some problem with my cygwin installation. In my .bashrc file,
> i export HISTFILE to a new file. When this is done, i have a history
> on every login, but when i close the shell, all data is lost. So i
> went to delete the command in the bashrc, which relocates the
> history file. When this was done, i had no active history left
> anymore, but when i touched "curser up", some commands i did not use
> a long time ago appeard, but so actual ones. I found out, that the
> "old command" were left in der bash_history file, which seems to be
> the original file.

Show us all the HIST variables you set and all the hist options...

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