[rancid] Ignoring (Boot)Flash Changes (IOS and IOS XE) - Update!

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Wed Jul 23 15:58:11 UTC 2014

On Wednesday, July 23, 2014 05:50:24 PM Alan McKinnon wrote:

> I worked out a more general solution a while back as our
> NetOps want to see that the file exists and want to see
> huge changes in size. So I converted filesizes to
> kilo-mega-giga byte form and diffed that. The noise
> reduced cconsiderably. Check my postings for the last 3
> months, the subject starts with [PATCH]

Yes, this would be a better approach, as the RANCID output 
is useful to know whether disk space will become an issue, 
but capturing all the small changes creates too much noise.

Large changes in MB (instead of KB) deltas is acceptable.

Let me hunt for your patch and revert.


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