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authorMike Frysinger <>2015-05-21 04:06:10 +0000
committerMike Frysinger <>2016-01-26 02:12:10 -0500
commit55f05e6f12d8fa2d102a66a2f8d93c53f9b01faf (patch)
tree5dd89dd11fee6b2b96b10d4e055d2cf8a9c4a407 /app-shells/bash
parentapp-shells/bashrc: Do window title setup through PS1 #223641 by michael@smith... (diff)
app-shells/bash: Back out the `history -a` by default as it can be a bit troublesome with the constant disk load (failing drives, flaky network e.g. NFS, etc...). See #517342 for details.
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1 files changed, 4 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/app-shells/bash/files/bashrc b/app-shells/bash/files/bashrc
index 6622b84eb71..c9bd88e8586 100644
--- a/app-shells/bash/files/bashrc
+++ b/app-shells/bash/files/bashrc
@@ -31,7 +31,10 @@ shopt -s histappend
# This does mean sessions get interleaved when reading later on, but this
# way the history is always up to date. History is not synced across live
# sessions though; that is what `history -n` does.
-PROMPT_COMMAND='history -a'
+# Disabled by default due to concerns related to system recovery when $HOME
+# is under duress, or lives somewhere flaky (like NFS). Constantly syncing
+# the history will halt the shell prompt until it's finished.
+#PROMPT_COMMAND='history -a'
# Change the window title of X terminals
case ${TERM} in