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Store your command line history in a quickly searchable sqlite3 database. For those of us in the electronics design industry or anyone else who must remember long obscure and complicated command lines ...

Compile and install

csc histstore.scm -o hs
cp hs ~/bin


Set up some aliases
alias kh='history | hs -save'

> kh
Saving command lines to db...
saved 0 lines
saved 500 lines

Every once in a while when working type "kh" to store your commandlines.

Use "hs" to search. "%" is the wildcard:

How did i fix that problem in mythtv?

> hs mysq%char%
mysql -u root -e 'alter database mythconverg default character set latin1;'