Skip to content
Create BASH scripts from history.
Haskell Shell
Find file
Fetching latest commit…
Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time.
Failed to load latest commit information.
Archimedes
DEBIAN
Build.sh
Main.hs
README
macro
macro_1.0.0_amd64.deb
startmacro
stopmacro

README

===Macro
Macro is a utility for reading history files and making scripts from them. Macro will look for two commands in the history file (startmacro and stopmacro), find the latest usage of the two tokens, and return a script with those commands in it.
-

===Uses of Macro
Macro can be used to interactively create scripts. It may be easier to execute the commands that need to be done instead of writing them down in a script.
-

===Calling Macro
Macro is pretty weird with the way it is called. You supply the history file as well as the name of the output script (sans .sh) to macro. To access a history file, redirect history like so: "history > file". After the script is generated, the file can be closed. Why is it done like this? Preserving compatibility with /bin/sh is important to me, and the "history" command is the only way to flush everything. ~/.bash_history is outdated and will only get additions after the terminal session is closed or flushed.

Eventually Macro will have an option to remove the file after using it.
-
===License
Macro is licensed under the GNU General Public License revision 2.
-
Something went wrong with that request. Please try again.