Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Clear questions and runnable code
get the best and fastest answer

Re: Unable to find in history

by Corion (Pope)
on Aug 22, 2019 at 11:01 UTC ( #11104851=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Unable to find in history

Looking through the source code of Devel::REPL::Plugin::History, it seems that Devel::REPL::Plugin::ReadLineHistory::WithoutExpansion simply fiddles the wrong bits (well, the ReadLine expansion of the underlying Term::ReadLine object). The source code in Devel::REPL::Plugin::History ignores all that and does the ! expansion in a hardcoded way:

# Devel::REPL::Plugin::History around 'read' => sub { my $orig = shift; my ($self, @args) = @_; my $line = $self->$orig(@args); if (defined $line) { if ($line =~ m/^!(.*)$/) { my $call = $1; $line = $self->history_call($call); if (defined $line) { $self->print($line."\n"); } else { return "'Unable to find ${call} in history'"; } } if ($line =~ m/\S/) { $self->push_history($line); } } return $line; };

Looking at the code more, prefixing !!1 by whitespace should work around the issue in the way you want...

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://11104851]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others taking refuge in the Monastery: (4)
As of 2019-10-17 22:59 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?