[CentOS] CentOS and Bash History
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Fri Feb 19 22:42:30 UTC 2010
On Friday 19 February 2010 12:42, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On 2/19/2010 11:30 AM, Robert Spangler wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I was wondering if bash or inputrc has changed form CentOS v4 to CentOS
> > v5? Reason I ask is at the bash cli I can type, for example 'su' and
> > then with the up and down arrows I can scroll through my history and
> > will only see the commands that begin with 'su'. In CentOS 5 this isn't
> > the case.
> > I have added some code to my inputrc file to make this work in CentOS 4
> > as follows:
> > # Search History for previous used commands
> > "\M-[A":history-search-backward
> > "\M-[B":history-search-forward
> > "\M-[C":forward-char
> > "\M-[D":backward-char
> > And this works well in CentOS 4 but I cannot get it to work in CentOS 5.
> > Anyone know why or what I have to change?
> I usually just hit ctl-R for the reverse-i-search function. It's a
> little annoying for people who don't use emacs, but it works.
Yeah, the above is a lot simpler and faster.
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