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Re: Tip of the day: previous command output

On 2004-08-20 11:30:44 +0200, Andy Spiegl wrote:
> Hm, wouldn't it be a nice feature in general to have zsh always remember
> the output of the last command, i.e. an automagic "keep"?  I suppose that
> many zsh user do what I do frequently: execute something and the execute it
> again only to append more options like grep, cut, awk etc.  Would that be
> very hard to implement?  Or are there other drawbacks like more memory
> usage because some commands might have _a lot_ of output?  Hm, maybe it
> should be done with a global size limit to avoid the latter problem.

This would be nice, but I assume that there would be similar problems
to stderr coloring (if you remember the thread...).

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