[IPython-user] %history -g not showing full history

Reckoner reckoner@gmail....
Thu May 7 07:58:59 CDT 2009

No. that's not it. there're not that many repeated entries in the history file.

however, there is a _ipython\db directory. Maybe I should try
restoring that as well.


On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 10:31 AM, Ville M. Vainio <vivainio@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 6:47 PM,  <reckoner@gmail.com> wrote:
>> In[11]: %hist -g
>> it does not show me everything in the shadow history as there should be 1000
>> entries. There are clearly one thousand entries in the history file,
>> however.
>> Why is this?
> Shadow history never stores the same command twice. If you have
> invoked "cd .." 82 times, it only appears once in shadow history. So
> the count is not reliable indication of whether you have the command
> in history or not.
> --
> Ville M. Vainio
> http://tinyurl.com/vainio

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