in reply to Histfile unknown option

Your version of perl is too old to support it. I see the above behaviour with 5.8.8 but not with 5.14.3.

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Re^2: Histfile unknown option
by gerases (Sexton) on May 11, 2015 at 14:19 UTC
    Thank you, that's what I thought. I couldn't find the info on the minimum version of Perl required to support this. So now way to specify a history file?