[rancid] Ignore dhcp-binding changes?

Chris Gauthier cgauthier at mapscu.com
Mon Feb 7 19:57:36 UTC 2011

> -----Original Message-----
> From: rancid-discuss-bounces at shrubbery.net [mailto:rancid-discuss-
> bounces at shrubbery.net] On Behalf Of john heasley
> Sent: Monday, February 07, 2011 11:07 AM
> To: Nate Gagne
> Cc: rancid-discuss at shrubbery.net
> Subject: Re: [rancid] Ignore dhcp-binding changes?
> Mon, Feb 07, 2011 at 07:48:00AM -0500, Nate Gagne:
> > We have a Cisco 1921 that is spitting out diffs whenever the
> > dhcp-binding table changes.  How can I get RANCID to ignore these?
> >
> > - !Flash: nvram:     6  -rw-        1291                    <no date>
> > dhcp-binding
> >
> > + !Flash: nvram:     6  -rw-        1163                    <no date>
> > dhcp-binding
> it already filters dhcp files that match the filenames suggested by the cisco
> documentation.
>         next if (/dhcp_[^. ]*\.txt/);

I would alter the line to:
           next if (/dhcp[\-\_][^. ]*\.txt/);
I am not sure if the - and the _ need to be escaped, but, never hurts to be explicit.


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