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Save and merge tcsh history across windows and sessions
Authored by: jochen K├╝pper on Jul 17, '07 01:02:02PM
tcsh nicely does all that by itself, actually...
From the tcsh man page:
Note that login shells do the equivalent of `history -L' on startup and, if savehist is set, `history -S' before exiting.
In the default shell is started via /usr/bin/login and thus is actually a login shell. I have set savehist=(5000 merge) and nothing else fance, always used to work for me;)

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Login shells
Authored by: zacht on Jul 17, '07 06:31:05PM

Well, what you say seems right, but some people may have changed their preferences to have new windows run /usr/bin/tcsh (or some other command) instead of the default /usr/bin/login with the shell set to tcsh (via NetInfo or chsh or whatever). Perhaps the hint is more relevant to those people? Just a thought.

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