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Re: go through duplicate commands

On 2019-05-21 10:17, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 5/21/19 11:10 AM, A GS wrote:
>> What about making "up" go through duplicate commands? I think this is the behaviour on some linuxes but I don't know the specifics. That would be neat.
> 'info bash HISTCONTROL'
> It sounds like you are asking for the Cygwin /etc/profile (or the
> skeleton .bashrc file) to be tweaked to add a HISTCONTROL=ignoredups so
> that new installations automatically turn on that feature of bash.  But
> in the meantime, you can modify your own ~/.bashrc to turn it on for
> yourself.

To get the result you probably expect set "HISTCONTROL=ignoreboth:erasedups"

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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