More shell questions (and GNU screen)

Peter Corlett abuse at
Wed Mar 9 15:17:38 GMT 2011

On Wed, Mar 09, 2011 at 10:25:19AM +0000, David Cantrell wrote:
> But what I'd like is that when it opens the second terminal on the
> remote host, it do this in there:
>   run a script
>   drop me at a shell prompt
>   *and for that script that it just ran to be in the terminal history*

Make a temporary copy of the script, then point HISTFILE at that before
launching the shell:

abuse at kali:~$ echo 'foobar' >/tmp/test
abuse at kali:~$ HISTFILE=/tmp/test bash
[cursor up]
abuse at kali:~$ foobar

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