Which of the changes introduced in F21 might affect bash history?

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Mon Feb 16 09:46:36 UTC 2015

Am 16.02.2015 um 10:44 schrieb drago01:
> On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 9:34 AM, Alexander Ploumistos wrote:
>> I have upgraded 3 systems to a nonproduct F21 and I have installed F21
>> to a couple of others using the x86_64 Live Workstation image. They
>> all suffer from intermittent losses of bash history. When the machines
>> are booted or rebooted, more than half the times, there are commands
>> missing from .bash_history files. It's not only that the previous
>> sessions have not been appended to the files, entire portions of the
>> files are wiped on occasion, e.g. history files that were more than
>> 2000 lines long are now reduced to just a couple of commands.
>> There was a bug filed against systemd during F21 testing (#1170765),
>> where I followed up, but I have no idea if systemd really is to blame
>> or if there is something else that could be touching history files. I
>> have read the release notes as well as the system administrator's
>> guide, but couldn't find anything relevant. Does anyone have any idea
>> what might be off here? Which system components are involved in
>> terminal history management?
> Bash ... the last closes session "wins" so if you have multiple shells
> open one might overwrite the history of the other one

but that is not new and not the same people describe in this thread

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