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akvino
April 28th, 2009, 04:48 PM
Hello all!

I am not sure if anyone knows of the csh variable compatable to HISTTIMEFORMAT which will add date to time displayed in .history file.

This is currently in my .cshrc file:
set history=500 # previous commands to remember.
set savehist=500


Thanks for any help :popcorn:

Arndt
April 28th, 2009, 09:15 PM
Hello all!

I am not sure if anyone knows of the csh variable compatable to HISTTIMEFORMAT which will add date to time displayed in .history file.

This is currently in my .cshrc file:
set history=500 # previous commands to remember.
set savehist=500


Thanks for any help :popcorn:

'csh' doesn't seem to have it, but 'tcsh' does.


history The first word indicates the number of history events to save.
The optional second word (+) indicates the format in which his$-1
tory is printed; if not given, $-1%h\t%T\t%R\n is used. The
format sequences are described below under prompt; note the
variable meaning of $-1%R. Set to 100 by default.

Gee, I don't know what strange characters "man tcsh" gave me, but you can almost read it, I trust.

akvino
April 29th, 2009, 10:29 PM
I added two lines to configuration files when the user logs in I take the date stamp:
echo "Date is: `date`" >> ~/.history

This did the trick.