In the world of NoSQL

I found a neat trick to enable a history file for the HBase shell, put the following into ~/.irbrc:

require 'irb/ext/save-history'
IRB.conf[:SAVE_HISTORY] = 100
IRB.conf[:HISTORY_FILE] = "#{ENV['HOME']}/.irb-save-history"

This enabled history saving for me when running irb directly, but didn’t work in the HBase shell, so I also added the following to the end of ~/.irbrc:

Kernel.at_exit do
  IRB.conf[:AT_EXIT].each do |i|

In CentOS you also need to make sure that the package ruby-irb is installed, and in debian the package is named irb1.8.

§150 · juni 28, 2012 · HBase · Tags: , , , · [Print]

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