[rancid] Repetitive RANCID Checks

Alan McKinnon alan.mckinnon at gmail.com
Tue May 13 20:57:18 UTC 2014

On 13/05/2014 22:04, Mark Tinka wrote:
> Hi all.
> We upgraded to Perl-5.18 today on FreeBSD-10, and rebuilt 
> all ports that depend on Perl, including RANCID.
> Since then, RANCID has been continuously e-mailing the same  
> changes at every interval, even though those changes have 
> not been actually effected.
> The changes are essentially re-ordered prefix list entries 
> for Cisco IOS-based systems.
> Anyone know what this is, before I go hacking at this?
> RANCID version is 2.3.8. Thanks.
> Cheers,
> Mark.

There's a setting for this in rancid.conf:


what is yours set to? The upgrade may have overwritten your config file.

Alan McKinnon
alan.mckinnon at gmail.com

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