[rancid] Revision controlled full backup without notification?

heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Sat Feb 27 15:29:22 UTC 2016

Sat, Feb 27, 2016 at 05:26:36PM +1030, Chris Bennett:
> I was actually thinking of another use case, but now that I've looked
> closer at what RANCID does, it doesn't look possible without some
> coding.  I'm dealing with a couple of devices that that have cycling
> RSA keys.  The XXrancid script specifically excludes these snippets
> unconditionally.  If the config fetching was separate from the
> processing of output, I could do what I want easily :)

I'd be willing to change the code to optionally retain things like this, but
still filter other oscillating things like timestamps.  It potentially makes
the history rather cluttered.  But, perhaps someone has a better idea to
address this?

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