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Simple question, but utterly infuriating. Trying to use psql from a command prompt, but can't access any of the previous commands with the up/down cursors. I could also really do with finding out where the postgress equivalent to .bash_history is.

Just tried \s and had a "history is not supported by this installation" error.

Sorry, I should have said I was running on Windows. I'm not sure there is an equivalent to .bash_history, but if there was, that would be fantastic, as I could read the command history from there.

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What platform are you on? And how did you install PostgreSQL exactly? –  Craig Ringer Feb 26 at 12:10
I'm guessing you're on Windows? –  Colin 't Hart Feb 26 at 12:58
@ypercube Does he mean "command prompt windows" or "Windows" the OS? His reference to .bash_history is confusing, whereas he talks about "command prompt" and not "shell". –  Colin 't Hart Feb 26 at 13:01
Yeah, I noticed the bash, too (and removed the comment.) –  ypercube Feb 26 at 13:11
Have you tried PowerShell? –  Neil McGuigan Feb 26 at 19:07

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