[rancid] Re: removing device

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Mon Feb 26 16:06:55 UTC 2007

Mon, Feb 26, 2007 at 10:34:09AM -0500, Bob Peck:
> Whats the best practice for removing a device out of rancid.
> This is what I did to remove one switch that was no longer in production.
> I removed device login from .cloginrc, then I removed device from 
> rancid.db,

stop there.

> then I moved device CVS config into the Attic directory, 
> lastly the device config I deleted since I don't need.  After I did this 

please people...please stop messing with the cvs repository.

> I'm getting following error in log for the past several days as well as 
> rancid keeps sending emails of changes I made last week...
> I'm wondering if I need to run a script after the manual removal... I'm 
> not rancid savy...
> cvs diff: Diffing .
> cvs diff: Diffing configs
> *cvs diff: cannot find configs/gige-core4.level3.chc-chimes.com*
> cvs commit: Examining .
> cvs commit: Examining configs
> *cvs commit: Up-to-date check failed for 
> `configs/gige-core4.level3.chc-chimes.com'
> cvs [commit aborted]: correct above errors first!*

you will need to run cvs update now.

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