[rancid] router config diffs

Wayne Eisenberg Wayne.Eisenberg at CarolinasIT.com
Sun Oct 21 20:43:38 UTC 2018


I'm using SVN, not CVS.

I probably didn't do a good job of explaining. I'm not getting the same diff over and over. They are new versions, valid diffs. I don't see how svn could get out of sync, when the crontab was inactive (everything rem'ed out) so there was no activity during the upgrade. Before the upgrade, I know there were router config changes taking place and I did not get an email about them. Now I do. So I'm hunting for how to turn the notifications off.

I'm also noticing a .cvsignore file in the 'configs' folder in WebSVN. Not sure why that is there or if I should care. It wasn't there before the upgrade.


-----Original Message-----
From: heasley [mailto:heas at shrubbery.net]
Sent: Friday, October 19, 2018 11:47 AM
To: Wayne Eisenberg <Wayne.Eisenberg at CarolinasIT.com>
Cc: 'rancid-discuss at shrubbery.net' <rancid-discuss at shrubbery.net>
Subject: Re: [rancid] router config diffs

Fri, Oct 19, 2018 at 05:54:48AM +0000, Wayne Eisenberg:
> I just upgraded from 3.1 to 3.8, and all of a sudden I am getting emails every time there is a change in the config - 'router config diff' emails. I must have tweaked something in the previous version so that I wasn't getting them for every change in config, but I don't remember what. Is there a switch or conf variable that can turn it off? I just want to be notified if rancid can't contact a device.

please see the FAQ S2 Q4.  your cvs working directory is most likely out of sync somehow.


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