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Create a script of the last executed command

Terminal - Create a script of the last executed command
echo "!!" > foo.sh
2009-02-25 00:37:25
User: dnavarre
Functions: echo
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Create a script of the last executed command

Sometimes commands are long, but useful, so it's helpful to be able to make them permanent without having to retype them. An alternative could use the history command, and a cut/sed line that works on your platform.

history -1 | cut -c 7- > foo.sh

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doesn't work well with quotes in the original command

Comment by rgiar 299 weeks and 4 days ago

@rgiar: Thanks for pointing that out. I came up with a solution, the exact wording of which will vary by system:

history -1 | sed -e 's/^\ [0-9]*\ *//g' > foo.sh

You could make a function out of that, and on top of working properly, it would be simpler and more powerful than my original command.

histecho history -$1 | sed -e 's/^\ [0-9]*\ *//g'
Comment by dnavarre 299 weeks and 2 days ago

You might have better luck using ctrl-x, ctrl-e and then using your editor's "save as" command.

Comment by woxidu 299 weeks and 1 day ago

ctrl-x,ctrl-e just put your present commandline to the texteditor, instead you should use "fc" command which put your last commandline to the texteditor and then you can edit and save, but the question is when you use "fc", the command will be commited after you save, anybody kowns how to save the previous commandline without running it?

Comment by byrgl5 82 weeks and 1 day ago

echo `!!`

Comment by yangfeng724 76 weeks and 3 days ago

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