using rancid/cvs to generate reports

Yuval Ben-Ari yuvalba at
Fri Apr 23 11:35:25 UTC 2004

not sure I understand, isn't cvsweb.cgi or the similars good for you ?
it has "Age" column that can indicate last change date (at least ViewCVS


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> [mailto:owner-rancid-discuss at] On Behalf Of joshua sahala
> Sent: Friday, April 23, 2004 00:38
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> Subject: using rancid/cvs to generate reports
> hello,
> i was wondering if anyone had put together some awk or perl scripts to
> generate a report showing an 'executive readable' summary of 
> the changes
> that rancid has tracked...
> the output format would be a .csv with columns like this:
> device_name device_type change_date change(s)
> i know that it can be done, but before i go and try to reinvent the 
> wheel [tm], i thought i would ask if anyone was willing to share. :)
> if not, it will be a good opportunity to improve my awk skills
> thanks
> /joshua
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