[rancid] rancid "losing" characters
gmccullagh at gmail.com
Fri Oct 18 07:48:54 UTC 2013
I will check this for certain and send on an updated version to the list if
On 16 Oct 2013 20:28, "heasley" <heas at shrubbery.net> wrote:
> Mon, Oct 07, 2013 at 10:30:02AM -0400, Stephen Griffin:
> > So, I have a version of rancid 2.3.8 installed, and I've been noticing on
> > some of our Foundry/Brocade gear that some commands are failing because a
> > character is lost.. for example, skip-page-dilay instead of
> > skip-page-display.
> > Our prior version of rancid was quite old (so old that no one really was
> > quite sure of what version it was), and we don't recall seeing this
> > behaviour. It feels like a buffer being exhausted, but 2.3.8 uses
> > send_human, which should be slowing things down.
> > The version of expect wasn't changed, and is 5.43.0
> > We did fold in some of our older custom changes, but I have a difficult
> > time believing those would impact lost characters.
> > Has anyone run into this or something similar?
> there once was a problem with hpuifilter that caused this, but that would
> not affect foundry, only hp/hlogin. perhaps that was part of your changes?
> otherwise, i'd suspect expect.
> > I did a test run, by sending "show 802" to a bunch of devices, and came
> > with:
> > 1 e
> > 145 exit
> > 1 sh
> > 1 show 02
> > 1 show 80
> > 145 show 802
> > 1 show802
> > 1 skip-page-ay
> > 148 skip-page-display
> > Thanks,
> > Stephen
> > --
> > Stephen A. Griffin
> > Network Engineer
> > Google Acquisition Netops
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