No History from earlier logins

Wed Feb 13 22:59:00 GMT 2008

Hi again,
the only variables set is the HISTFILE, the only one, which is modified by
me. When is undo this, it works, when i close with exit. Why can this be? If
I change the HISTFILE, the text is written down in them, but not recovered
the next start.

But that doesnt really matter, because of your help I have a working
configuration right now. 

Thanks a lot for your help!

Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> * 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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