On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 12:26 PM, Jonathan Jacobson <jon...@gmail.com>

> The .psql_history file is naturally used by different DB connections
> (distinguished by a different combination of host + port + database + user).
> At least in my multi-database working environment, this leads sometimes to
> frustration because there are commands that cannot or should not be used by
> different connections.
> To solve this, psql could keep a separate command history file for each
> connection.
> I will be happy to make this my first contribution to PostgreSQL's code.
> What do you say?
> Regards,
> Jonathan

That's settable with HISTFILE

\set HISTFILE ~/.psql_history- :DBNAME

There's also :PORT and a few other vars.

(example borrowed from

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