[rancid] Extreme Networks - Disable CLI Paging

Paul Thornton prt at prt.org
Tue Oct 8 09:40:32 UTC 2013

Hi all

I've been doing some more testing with the two patches that sort out 
this prompt-match fail on the "Press <tab> ..." message.

The upshot is that heasley's one doesn't seem to work - I took a vanilla 
2.3.8 installation, and applied this patch:

--- ../dist_rancid238/clogin    2013-10-03 19:06:49.000000000 +0000
+++ _clogin_heas_patch  2013-10-08 09:23:02.000000000 +0000
@@ -541,6 +541,9 @@
         -re "Last login:"       {
+       -re "Press the <tab> key \[^\r\n]+\[\r\n]+"     {
+                                 exp_continue
+                               }
         -re "@\[^\r\n]+ $p_prompt"      {
                                   # ssh pwd prompt
                                   sleep 1

Running for a few days on our production rancid machine.  Result, random 
letters of the word 'quit' appearing in the Extreme diffs.  Mildly 
grumpy group of people who keep being told about "changes".

Backing this change out, so back to standard 2.3.8 clogin, and applying 
"my" patch, it works properly again.

The end of WriteTerm in xrancid (the other issue I'm testing) seems to 
be working with a non-patched 2.3.8 xrancid without any problems.


Paul Thornton

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