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I'm using windows with cygwin.
My bash history in cygwin is lost between two consecutive shells.
Here are the outputs of some commands that might help to understand the issue:
set -o | grep history
$ grep -i history ~/.bash_profile ~/etc/bash.bashrc ~/etc/profile ~/.profile
grep: /cygdrive/c/cygwin/home/car/etc/profile: No such file or directory
/cygdrive/c/cygwin/home/car/.profile:if [ "x$HISTFILE" == "x/.bash_history" ]; then
grep -i hist .bashrc
# Make bash append rather than overwrite the history on disk
shopt -s histappend
# History Options
# Don't put duplicate lines in the history.
# (added) A new shell gets the history lines from all previous shells
# HISTIGNORE is a colon-delimited list of patterns which should be excluded.