[rancid] Fwd: Re: Rancid-Run question and CVS

Peter Serwe peter.serwe at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 21:20:42 UTC 2009

Apparently I haven't been sending my replies to the list, duhhh.


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Peter Serwe <peter.serwe at gmail.com>
Date: 2009/4/16
Subject: Re: [rancid] Re: Rancid-Run question and CVS
To: john heasley <heas at shrubbery.net>

On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 2:03 PM, john heasley <heas at shrubbery.net> wrote:
> 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.

I would completely be the guy to ask the potentially silly question of why
you wouldn't want to increment the repo every time rancid detects a change?

I would personally, (and there for would think you would) want to
capture every single revision.



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