[rancid] Re: how to program a custom device

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Mon Feb 19 17:52:03 UTC 2007

Sat, Feb 17, 2007 at 04:51:35PM -0500, Javier Rojas:
> Hi, 
> I have a fortinet firewall and a few allied telesis switches. They are
> not supported in rancid, and I'm willing to write the necessary scripts
> for supporting them, so the questions are:
>   1. Will I be able to reuse some of the *clogin scripts? on which cases
>      is it good to reuse them?

reuse an existing script if matches the behavior of the device.  if there
is a script that is close and the modifications can be done in a clean
way, then reuse.

>   2. What are supossed to do the *login and *rancid scripts? which are
>      their inputs and outputs? Is there any dev-doc for doing this?

see rancid_intro(1).

> ... to quote other post in this list, "I'm not the Perl Gods's gift to the
> mankind", which is why I'd like a language-agnostic definition of what
> do theses scripts do
> Thanks
> -- 
> Javier Rojas
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