[GRASS5] signal for shell to write history
glynn at gclements.plus.com
Thu Apr 6 19:00:41 EDT 2006
Radim Blazek wrote:
> Which signal should I send to shell (bash) with kill() to convince
> it to write its history file before it exists?
There isn't a signal which will do this by default, but you could trap
a specific signal (e.g. SIGUSR1) from within the shell and execute
"history -w" upon receipt, i.e.
trap "history -w" SIGUSR1
Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>
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