[rancid] Re: Rancid-Run question and CVS

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Thu Apr 16 21:03:20 UTC 2009

Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 03:46:31PM -0500, Ball, Jeff:
> Hello - I had to rebuild a box that I inherited, and have installed and
> configured rancid for tracking changes to my netscreen firewalls.
> Everything is working, except that when I execute rancid-run, the
> versions are updated automagically.  On my old box, I executed
> rancid-run, then CVS separately, and committed each change with
> comments.
> How do I keep rancid-run from doing the commit automatically, and allow
> me to update each config with CVS commit?

someone altered those scripts.  there is no way to do that out of the
box, except creating a rogue cvs executable that does nothing and
pointing rancid-run's PATH at it.

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