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Old 05-31-2009, 02:49 PM   #1
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Maximum value of HISTSIZE ?

what is the maximum value for histsize? or is it as big as the filesystem can handle?
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HISTSIZE is in memory. The question you want to ask
is "What is the maximum HISTFILESIZE?".


P.S.: Please don't dig up 4 year old threads to ask an
unrelated question. I've split your post out of the thread
and put the corpse back to rest.


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