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HISTFILE and HISTSIZE on HP,  Solaris, & LINUX servers

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How do I set these variables (HISTFILE and HISTSIZE) in the .profile (using ksh). Same way for both HP and Solaris? What about for Linux?
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Solaris and Linux can use export on the same line
export HISTFILE=$HOME/.sh_history

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I seem to recall HPUX needs it set then exported
HISTFILE=$HOME/.sh_history; export VARIABLE

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thanks a lot!
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