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HISTFILE setting ignored in AIX 7.1

HISTFILE setting ignored in AIX 7.1

HISTFILE setting ignored in AIX 7.1

(OP)
Despite setting HISTFILE to something else, all command history goes to .sh_history. I have checked /etc/profile and /etc/environment. Does anyone have any suggestions?

RE: HISTFILE setting ignored in AIX 7.1

Could you please share your .profile content?

RE: HISTFILE setting ignored in AIX 7.1

(OP)
export HISTFILE=$HOME/.sh_history_mvv
export HISTSIZE=1024
PATH=/usr/bin:/etc:/usr/sbin:/usr/ucb:$HOME/bin:/usr/bin/X11:/sbin:.

export PATH

typeset -x \
CDPATH=:~ \
ENV=.kshrc \
PS1=$(hostname -s):'$PWD>' \
PS4='[$LINENO]+ ' \
VISUAL=vi \
EDITOR=vi
ENV=$HOME/.kshrc
export ENV

if [ -s "$MAIL" ] # This is at Shell startup. In normal
then echo "$MAILMSG" # operation, the Shell checks
fi

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