Status Locally Modified

'john heasley' heas at
Thu May 9 19:22:42 UTC 2002

Thu, May 09, 2002 at 02:07:16PM -0500, Elliott, Andrew:
> >i guess i'm interested in how it got to this state.  only way
> >it should be possible is if the file were modified between runs.
> >
> >that is, given folks' confusion with cvs, i'd prefer that rancid
> >take of it and it should have.  so, if i've buggered it, i would
> >like to know what happened so i can fix it.
> I have had the same problem and the same question.  
> Numerous times I have had rancid report various problems, and the files are
> always showing a "Locally Modified" status.  I have ranted to the others
> (only a small handful of admins) about how to use cvs, and everyone claims
> that they have always done it the right way.  It remains a mystery to this
> day...  (I still think it is human error :-P )
> -andrew

ok, human error it may be.  in the future if folks run into this and
can recall the series of events that led up to it, i'd like to hear
about it.  thanks.

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