[rancid] prefix-list random order bug

heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Mon Dec 15 19:02:53 UTC 2014

Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 04:48:57PM +0200, Alan McKinnon:
> On 15/12/2014 15:19, Christopher J. Umina wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Excuse me if somebody's solved this already, but I'm running into the
> > same issue as described here:
> > 
> > http://www.shrubbery.net/pipermail/rancid-discuss/2014-May/007630.html
> > 
> > Has this been fixed?
> If that's the one I think it is, I needed to do quite a few fixes to ACL
> handling - Cisco changed something in the output format in some OSes.
> The most common error is that the ACL ordering is still technically
> correct, but the exact sequence is somewhat random because rancid can't
> find the exact fields to sort on.
> Patches exist, search the archives for threads where I posted,
> especially threads I started. If you are running 2.3.8, try upgrading to
> the latest point version (heasley may have applied the patches). If not,
> apply them manually (they apply cleanly). I have changed jobs in the
> interim and no longer have access to my patches there, but a well-worded
> Google search will find them for you.

there are problems with sorting v6; which I nearly have corrected.  there is
a bug remaining, but i've had time due to travel.  until that is available in
3.2, sorting can be disabled in rancid.conf.

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